Bobby Deerfield (1977)

Rewatching for my The Complete Pacino list. How bizarre! The publicity photography would have us all believe that this is a story about Formula 1, and the men who drive the fast cars. Actually it's a romantic story which borders on melodrama and would have descended into such were it not for Sydney Pollack's direction and … Continue reading Bobby Deerfield (1977)

L’avenir – Things to Come

Can a performance be outstanding and understated at the same time? It's the best description I can come up with for Isabelle Huppert in this low-key story of a woman whose life is undergoing major changes. The life events come thick and fast, (ageing parents, relationship difficulties, getting too old for the job) but there … Continue reading L’avenir – Things to Come