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Christopher Fowler
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No Spoilers Last night the luminous Amy Adams and her director Tom Ford took to the London stage to try and explain just why 'Nocturnal Animals' works so beautifully. Adams pointed out that Ford allows the performances to breathe instead of cutting them to death - and it shows. The most wrenching moments in this film are the quietest. It won't be to everyone's taste; it's set in the world of…
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Christopher Fowler
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I missed this from director Jeff Nichols at cinemas - you'd have had to be fast to find it anywhere - and avoided it that Michael Shannon was doing his mad act again, something he'll be typecast by if he doesn't start to smile soon in a way that won't terrify children. The problem, I can see, is that 'Take Shelter' appears to be a supernatural premonition thriller in the style of 'The Mothman…
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