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Daily Archives: June 25, 2015

Fiennes’s career has been so free-spirited and unforeseeable that we have seen him playing in a romantic comedy with Jennifer Lopez in one moment and then delivering an acclaimed performance as Lord Voldemort in the next. With his electrifying gaze and menacing charisma he has always mesmerised filmmakers, other actors and audiences. Fiennes was born in 1962, the first of… Read more »

25 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists

When a filmmaker wants to make a political statement or take a stand on a social issue, they have to translate it for the medium. Politicians make speeches, filmmakers make films — otherwise they are just making a stump speech. They can fold it into a narrative, such as a political thriller (The Manchurian Candidate, Syriana) or maybe a courtroom… Read more »

25 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists