Beware of Mr Baker – he's got rhythm and the blues
Edward Lawrenson reviews The King Of Marvin Gardens and wishes they still made 'em like they used to...
"It's like Gordon Gekko has 'dragged up'. Michael Douglas inhabits the role with glorious abandon"
"Made of Stone is Shane Meadows' open love letter to the Stone Roses - but is it a resurrection or a history lesson?"
"That line between performance and real life is repeatedly – and delicately – blurred throughout The Comedian"
"The Look of Love is a funny, poignant study of Raymond, but also a time-capsule evocation of 1970s Soho"
"The Place Beyond the Pines tries to shoehorn the high drama of a Greek tragedy into a Bruce Springsteen song"
"Trance left me with a nasty aftertaste... greed, sexual obsession and vindictive violence are the main plot motivators"
Edward Lawrenson marvels at the emotional kick and warmth of Robot & Frank, starring Frank Langella
"Stoker is a glossy, handsomely-mounted melodrama... and stands as a worthy tribute to Alfred Hitchcock"
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