Hard-edged Cinema

05 November 2003 – Empire magazine applauds Christine Jeff’s Sylvia  the biopic of American poet Sylvia Plath starring Gwyneth Paltrow – calling it “a moving and supremely acted account of the writer’s life, her volatile relationship and the difficulties she faced as a woman in the late fifties and early sixties […] the film treads reverently around its literary origins and displays an enthusiastic affection for its subjects.” Further praise is found in the Feb ’04 edition of Australian Vogue: “This much anticipated film is well told and beautifully designed, with 60s domesticity meticulously depicted as a backdrop to Plath’s personal despair.”


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“Favorite Weirdo” Taika Waititi Wins Oscar Glory for Jojo Rabbit

“Favorite Weirdo” Taika Waititi Wins Oscar Glory for Jojo Rabbit

The multi-talented Taika Waititi – writer, director, lead actor – took out the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay at the 2020 Oscars on Sunday evening in Los Angeles. Adapted from Christine…