Tag: John P. Harvey

[Film review] Kompromat

[Film review] Kompromat

Review by John P. Harvey. Though he doesn’t know how, Alliançe Francaise Russia’s French director, Mathieu (Gilles Lellouche), has poked ...
[Film review] Margrete — Queen of the North [Margrete den første]

[Film review] Margrete — Queen of the North [Margrete den første]

Review by John P. Harvey. The year is 1402. It is 15 years since Denmark’s Queen Margrete (Trine Dyrholm) gave ...
<em>Rogue Agent</em> — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Rogue Agent — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. When MI5 agent Robert Hansen (played by James Norton), posing as a used-car salesman, makes ...
60 years of Bond — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

60 years of Bond — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli couldn’t have guessed, when they put together Eon Productions ...
<em>Living</em> — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Living — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Having spent his existence fulfilling others’ expectations as a civil servant at County Hall, Mr ...
<em>Fisherman’s Friends: One and All</em> — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Fisherman’s Friends: One and All — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. A year after the real-life a capella band Fisherman’s Friends has signed a record deal ...
<em>Aisha</em> — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Aisha — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. After eighteen months of limbo and a further six months in which she has been ...
<em>Quintessentially British</em> — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Quintessentially British — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. What makes something English and what makes the English as they are constitute the subject ...
<em>Joyride</em> — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Joyride — Cunard British Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Joyride pits an 11-year-old boy, Mully (Charlie Reid), against a desperate new mother, Joy (Olivia ...
[Film review] <em>Jack Absolute Flies Again</em> (National Theatre Live)

[Film review] Jack Absolute Flies Again (National Theatre Live)

In the middle of the long-running Battle of Britain, airman Jack Absolute (Laurie Davidson), hero of the day, takes the ...