Peter Morgan

4

Poor

360 review

Hopkins gives a superb performance in this episodic merlodrama. He shows up roughly halfway through as a grieving father on the search for his daughter who has disappeared.

4

Poor

Hereafter review

Oh dear, the great Eastwood has laid an egg with this one. He's come a cropper indeed with this ponderously-paced drama that examines three disparate individuals and their dealings with...

6

Fair

The Damned United

Michael Sheen, bless 'im — isn't he grand at playing real-life roguish figures? After his admirable stints as Kenneth Williams, Tony Blair and David Frost, here he is as football...

8

Great

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon is a fascinating, timely and well-judged dip into political history. This is a film that raises questions about power, responsibility, decision-making, corruption and celebrity that an audience can place...

6

Fair

An Audience With Dudley Moore (DVD)

If, like me, you were introduced to Dudley Moore by watching and listening to the barrage of drunken filth produced by Derek and Clive, the double act Moore created with...

8

Great

The Other Boleyn Girl

Israel and Palestine. Cheese and axle grease. Russell Brand and comedy. Yes indeed, the category is "things that don't go well together" and, before The Other Boleyn Girl, you could...

8

Great

The Last King of Scotland

Loosely based on real events, The Last King of Scotland is an eye-popping drama about the rise to, and abuse of, power of Idi Amin.