Favourite… Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina

Based on Leon Tolstoy’s classic, Anna Karenina takes place in 1874 Imperial Russia.  Keira Knightley is the eponymous character Anna Karenina who has grown distant from her rigid husband Alexei Karenin (Jude Law), and becomes enraptured by the swaggering Count Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson).  She begins an affair with Vronsky, which sends high society crashing down around her. … Continue reading

Favourite… Ozwald Boateng’s “A Man’s Story”

  “A Man’s Story” is a behind-the-scenes documentary about fashion designer Ozwald Boateng, shot over the last decade of his hugely successful life. Boateng is one of the fashion world’s most influential menswear designers. At the age of 23, he became the youngest tailor to ever open at shop on Savile Row, before taking on … Continue reading

Favourite… “Bill Cunningham New York”

Though shooting and editing “Bill Cunningham New York” only required two years, it took filmmaker Richard Press eight years before that to convince his subject to green-light the project. Fast, intensely focused and apparently able to tune out all but the shot he’s after, Cunningham – the legendary street-fashion photographer and society chronicler for the New … Continue reading

Focus… W.E.

Out in theatres today W.E., Madonna’s second time behind the camera, portraying what some may call “the greatest love story of the 20th century”, the story of Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII. Madonna has taken the decision to run Wallis’s story in tandem with the story of Wally, a wife in 1990s New York who … Continue reading