Guiseppe Tornatore

Does World Cinema Have To Be Arthouse?

Arthouse cinema is, in its own modest way, doing well in the UK. New branches of Picturehouse and Curzon are opening, new lifelines have come from screenings of live events including sport, opera and theatre, and even museum exhibitions. My local cinema is now a multiplex arthouse with a dedicated documentaries screen. But what exactly […]

Re:View – ‘The Best Offer’

It’s very easy to sneer at Guiseppe Tornatore – and critics often do – after all, this was the man who made ‘Cinema Paradiso’, a film about the power of the moving image that reduced grown men to tears and was only grudgingly admired by critics. Subsequently, the director made a film in English that […]