It goes without saying that some of the world’s foremost filmmakers were swept up in personal nostalgia during the stay-at-home period of the pandemic. Kenneth Branagh
crafted Best Picture nominee “Belfast
,” Steven Spielberg
revisited his youth in “The Fablemans” and Alejandro Inarritu
had something of an existential crisis with “Bardo.” It appears the world’s English-speaking critics have had enough after the recent response to Sam Mendes’ “Empire of Light
Read More: Olivia Colman
is heartbreaking in Sam Mendes’ “Empire of Light
” [Telluride Review]
Set in 1981, “Light” centers on Hillary (Olivia Colman), a lonely middle aged movie theater employee who is keeping her bipolar disorder secret from her colleagues.
Continue reading Sam Mendes
Reflects On His Love Of Theaters & Olivia Colman [Interview] at The Playlist.