LIVING (2022) review: A stirring remake featuring Bill Nighy’s career-best performance

Typically I'd roll my eyes every time I see a Western remake of a foreign film, regardless of which country. But I couldn't resist seeing LIVING because the screenplay is by Kazuo Ishiguro, a British novelist and screenwriter of Japanese descent, who had dreamed of doing a remake of Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru (1952). Apparently, Ishiguro …

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FlixChatter Review: Mothering Sunday (2022)

As a fan of period dramas, especially those filled with an ensemble of British actors, Mothering Sunday seems to have everything going for it. Based on the novel by Graham Swift and adapted by Alice Birch, the film centers on Jane Fairchild, a maid at the Nivens household. Jane is given a day off by …

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