Mini-Review – Man On A Ledge

Man On A Ledge Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson   Weathered, chiselled, stony, of pleasing proportions but getting trampled all over… No, I’m not talking about the ledge, I’m talking about Sam Worthington, playing Nick Cassidy, the man standing on it. We first meet Nick as he checks into a Manhattan hotel, orders a … Read more

Mini-Review – The Artist

The Artist Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson   George Valentin (think Gary Cooper+Rudolph Valentino+pencil moustache) is a megastar of silent films when he meets wannabe starlet Peppy Miller on the set of his latest action caper. There’s a spark between them but George is already married, albeit to a woman who’s as cheery as … Read more