Tag Archives: E.M. Forster

Cold War

Despite its title, Cold War is not an espionage thriller. Instead, Pawel Pawlikowski loosely based it on his parents’ lives. But it’s not a biopic either. So what is it?

Does Plot Matter?

For thousands of years, drama theorists from Aristotle to Robert McKee have been telling writers that plot is everything. But is that all there is to drama?

Withnail and I

When a filmmaker enters the realm of autobiography, the result is all too often soaked in nostalgia. Bruce Robinson’s Withnail & I is fermented in fine wine.

A Room with a View

James Ivory, Ismail Merchant and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala had been making films for over two decades when, in 1986 they delivered their breakout hit.


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