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Saoirse Ronan Leads The Restrained But Heartfelt Brooklyn &#8212 A Review

Saoirse Ronan Leads The Restrained But Heartfelt Brooklyn — A Review

When we see her in the final moments, it is astonishing to look back on how far the character came and it is a credit to Ronan and director John Crowley that it seems to happen imperceptibly.Eilis, like the rest of the ladies at Kehoe's boarding house, is encouraged to go to the supervised weekly[...]

John Crowley On The Private And Public Morality Of Closed Circuit

John Crowley On The Private And Public Morality Of Closed Circuit

The new surveillance-and-terrorism legal thriller Closed Circuit isn't really a thriller at all, but a drama about two characters and their struggles with both private and public morality.Earlier this week I got to speak with director John Crowley about crafting and styling this film, about the differing acting styles of Rebecca Hall and Eric Bana,[...]

Saoirse Ronan To Star In John Crowley And Nick Hornbys Film Of Colm Tóibíns Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan To Star In John Crowley And Nick Hornby's Film Of Colm Tóibín's Brooklyn

Though John Crowley's work hasn't been overlooked, he somehow doesn't get the respect I believe he deserves Amongst his feature films are the explosive Intermission, the extraordinarily bruising Boy A and - my personal favourite - deeply moving, authentic feeling Is Anybody There?This week sees the UK release of Closed Circuit, a romantic drama dressed up as[...]

Promising New Trailer For Terrorism Mystery Thriller Closed Circuit

Promising New Trailer For Terrorism Mystery Thriller, Closed Circuit

There's a lot of talent behind this film, from Boy A and Is There Anybody There? director John Crowley to Eastern Promises screenwriter Steven Knight And then there's Rebecca Hall, Jim Broadbent, Riz Ahmed and Eric Bana on screen.Perhaps the best thing about this trailer, however, is that the story it starts to sketch out[...]

Rebecca Hall And Eric Bana Team-Up For Very Promising Sounding Thriller

Rebecca Hall And Eric Bana Team-Up For Very Promising Sounding Thriller

Director John Crowley might be the best kept secret in British cinema right now - and what's more, actors should love him.His last film, Is There Anybody There? was a brilliantly well-crafted drama giving Michael Caine one of the best roles of his whole career; his incredibly compelling TV movie Boy A gave Andrew Garfield[...]