At The Movies for Wednesday 31 October 2018
AT THE MOVIES #745 ANOTHER REALITY
Simon Morris wonders why movies’ view of real life is so inaccurate these days.
Hunter Killer is an old-fashioned submarine thriller featuring an unlikely view of modern US-Russian relations. Starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman.
Mandy is a revival of the old “video nasties” of the Eighties. It stars Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough (Death of Stalin)
And American Animals cuts between real life and dramatization, telling the true story of a heist that went wrong. Directed by Bart Layton (The Imposter)