Victoria & Abdul

2017 BBC Films/Perfect World Pictures/Working Title Films/Cross Street Films/Focus Features/Universal Pictures Directed by Stephen Frears Produced by Tim Bevan/Eric Fellner/Beeban Kidron/Tracey Seeward Screenplay by Lee Hall Based on “Victoria & Abdul” by Shrabani Basu I have no idea if British cinema invented the period costume drama (that is a genre, right?) but they know how […]

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Dirty Pretty Things

2002 BBC Films/Miramax Directed by Stephen Frears Written by Steven Knight Produced by Robert Jones and Tracey Seaward One of the things that made “Serenity” so memorable was the performance of Chiwetel Ejiofor as The Operative, the movie’s main bad guy.  Even though he was the antagonist and performed a number of truly horrific deeds […]

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