Tag Archives: Jane Perry

Phantom Thread, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T, Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 8.5/10

Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps, Richard Graham, Camilla Rutherford, Harriet Sansom Harris, Brian Gleeson, Julia Davis, Nicholas Mander, Gina McKee, Philip Franks, Phyllis MacMahon, Silas Carson, Martin Dew, Jane Perry, Paul Leasley.

There are always going to be films that have the fashionable and the sense of capitulation, of strong wills colliding and the realisation that to many, clothes really do encompass the person’s every waking moment. It could be seen as a statement, that what we wear on the outside is a reflection of how we wish to be seen on the inside, our mood, our aspirations and dreams, our sharpness, our overall statement to the world is wrapped up in appearance and the clothes we dress them up in; there are always going to be films which deal with this motif but Phantom Thread tugs at its very core belief a bit more than others might dare.

Borg V McEnroe. Film Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

Cast:  Stellan Skarsgard, Shia LaBeouf, Bjorn Granath, Sverrir Gudnason, David Bamber, Tuva Novotny, Robert Emms, Jane Perry, Colin Stinton, Leo Borg, Scott Arthur, Tom Datnow, Claes Ljungmark, Ian Blackman.

Sport has changed, in many ways it has become sterile, predictable and staid, the problem can be placed at the door of many reasons, some will point the finger at the amount of money flowing into the game of football, motor racing, tennis and all those mass spectator sports in between, the amount of airtime afforded, especially in Europe to football, others will perhaps suggest that the problem lays at the door of personality and rivalry. So little of either, so few names that are willing to go beyond the rehearsed answers, so few that are not ruled by emotion rather than the P.R exercise, sport in many ways was so much more thrilling and dramatic before wall to wall coverage on television.

A Hologram For The King, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * *

Cast: Tom Hanks, Alexander Black, Sarita Choudhury, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Tracey Fairaway, Tom Skerritt, Jane Perry, Michael Baral, Lewis Rainer, David Menkin, Christie Meyer, Megan Maczko, Ben Whishaw, Kahalid Laith.

A mid-life crisis is to be expected, perhaps in many cases looked forward to as a chance to wreck havoc on the world around you and take apart your own life one carefully stacked brick at a time.