Tagged Bill Nighy

Ordeal by Innocence (Goldbacher, 2018)

Of the three Sarah Phelps adaptations of Christie’s work thus far, this one is by far the most radical. In the others, she kept much of Christie’s plotting intact, and instead added her own modern touches and atmospherics to make them grittier for modern audiences. Here, interestingly, she uses the original plot as but a…

Their Finest (Scherfig, 2016)

Another film about the process of filmmaking, Their Finest takes us to bomb-riddled London in 1940, where a young secretary is hired by the government to help script morale-boosting propaganda films.