At The Movies for Wednesday 27 February 2019
AT THE MOVIES #755 FOLLOW YOUR PASSION
Simon Morris looks back at this year’s Oscars, and admires films that ignore trends and just follow the passion of the film-makers.
Stan & Ollie is a British film that remembers the final appearances of comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. Written by Jeff Pope (Philomena) and starring Steve Coogan and John C Reilly.
Escape room is an affectionate take on old video games and “trapped in a room” thrillers like Saw. Directed by Adam Robitel (Insidious).
And Vox Lux stars Natalie Portman as a young woman who uses a high school shooting to build a career as a pop star. Music by Sia and the legendary Scott Walker.