Roger Michell

Le Week-End Review

The British domestic drama Le Week-End delivers a bitter, and sometimes uncomfortably naturalistic look at an inexplicably enduring marriage on the rocks. Yet it’s the bitterness contained within the film’s two leading performances and director Roger Michell’s love of small, quiet moments over grandstanding arguments that make for great adult oriented entertainment.

Hyde Park on Hudson Review

Despite Bill Murray doing an okay job as FDR, Hyde Park on Hudson should have spent less time on actively trying to get Oscars by any means necessary (and goofy, tactfully shot handjobs) and instead should have aimed for a film with some actual substance.

TIFF 2012 Reviews: Part 6

As TIFF 2012 finishes up its first weekend, our ongoing coverage looks at The Master, To the Wonder, High Park on Hudson, End of Watch, Aftershock, Sightseers, The Crimes of Mike Recket, No One Lives, and Midnight's Children.