tv The Film Review BBC News March 1, 2019 5:45pm-6:01pm GMT
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we have got fighting with my family, which is a true life story of wrestling. the aftermath, keira knightley any post—war drama, and what they had, a tale of memory lost. 50, fighting with my family, this is the tale of a young woman, following her dream of becoming a professional wrestler. this is stephen merchant, director and writer. yes, absolutely. are you a big wrestling fan? masse. really? no. if you grew up in the 70s, it was a big thing. this is a true story about a family in norwich, mother, son, father, daughter, they all mother, son, father, daughter, they a ll wrestle, mother, son, father, daughter, they all wrestle, that is what they do. it has made them slight outsiders,
but they all have one shared dream, which is getting the opportunity to go to the american wrestling. in america, it is a huge big business. so they dream of getting the call from wwe, and then it comes in. hello? can i put you on speaker? go ahead. i am calling from w deby e. we were very impressed. we would like both of you to come down to the 02 in london and try out for us. hello? i'd be very happy to accept. good, and we already have a britney. yeah, sure, 0k. thank you so much!
i told you! i told you! it was a given. sorry, what is the wwe? nick frost as the dad, and florence pugh, as the netflix original, wrestling sessler, and then changes to paige. the title is fighting with my family. it is inspired by channel 4 documentary, that the rock, who is the executive producer, he saw this documentary, and she comes from a wrestling family, and she was very taken with it, and he thought, we must make a feature film, and he worked with stephen merchant on a film called tooth fairy, which i am
sure you have not seen, because it is not a classic. i think he has done a really good job. i know nothing about wrestling, other than what i used to watch, but it has got real hot. it is about the family, it is very funny when it needs to be, but it is also moving, the rivalry between the brother and sister, they both want to succeed, and it is about how close—knit they are, and it is an underdog story. it is about outsiders, people who wrestle all their life, and are looked on as slightly strange to suddenly achieve this dart and i thought it was really terrifically well done. and florence pugh, who is so great in lady macbeth, is really, really good in s. lady macbeth, is really, really good in 5. world of sport. i remember that. that's right! we are showing oui’ that. that's right! we are showing our age. the aftermath, this is
keira knightley, and alexander ska rsgard. keira knightley, and alexander skarsgard. i think that's how they say it in sweden. yes, it sounds wrong when i said. immediately after the war, keira knightley is rachael morgan, who is the wife of a british forces officer who is in germany to help with the rebuilding and reconstruction, and they have been put ina reconstruction, and they have been put in a house that used to be owned bya put in a house that used to be owned by a german family, who have lost theirfamily, by a german family, who have lost their family, and she by a german family, who have lost theirfamily, and she is there by a german family, who have lost their family, and she is there with her husband, her husband is away all the time, and alexander skarsgard is the time, and alexander skarsgard is the person in the attic who is very handsome and hunky, and he spends time sitting with keira knightley while they play piano together. what could possibly happen? the thing is, these are good performers, it is directed by the same guy who did testa m e nt of directed by the same guy who did testament of youth. it is a handsome film, if you have seen the posters,
it isa film, if you have seen the posters, it is a good production, but it does lack spark. it felt wooden and clunky. you could see exactly where it was going, with the drama, and it's not like every drama has to surprise you, but you need to feel passionately involved in characters, you need to believe in them, and at no point did i think i was watching anything other than a group of talented actors acting. because of the acting of the script?” talented actors acting. because of the acting of the script? i suspect, the acting of the script? i suspect, the script. sometimes, they don't catch a fire, and this just doesn't. it is very strange, but it felt very disconnected. 0k, number three is what they had. this is an american drama, a woman returning home to help her father and brother decide how to care for the ailing mother. yes. hilary swank and michael
shannon are the two siblings. hilary swank lives a long way away. she has to go into a home, she is out walking the streets in the snow, but the fad will have none of it at all. here is a clip. it looks like it could be a really... i am not putting your mother in a nursing home. she spent 30 years working on them, they are horrible. it's great. they get mass twice a week, restaurant, classes, a jacuzzi. week, restaurant, classes, a jacuzzi. a jacuzzi? your week, restaurant, classes, a jacuzzi. ajacuzzi? your mother can't swim, do you want to drown her? you can't drown in one of those. she is terrified of water.
there is a two—bedroom right next door, and assisted living for you. are you out your mind? how the hell do you know what she feels? how do you know? you can see from that, terrific committed performances. if you have any first—hand experience of people without so much, you will know that there are moments of this that really strike true. the problem is, it feels rather stagey. it doesn't feel particularly cinematic. i almost felt like i was watching a stage play, if i was in a theatre, i would be completely engrossed. but it does not feel like a particular cinematic piece of cinema. that said, it is done with conviction, and it is sensitive to its subject matter, and when it gets things right, it is really good, but it did have that kind of theatrical construction that everybody gets their moment when they step forward and do the speech, that everybody
gets their own issues that they have to do result. it is very mapped out, and very schematic, and it feels rather theatrical. it does however have more spark than the aftermath. it's not particular cinematic. those are great actors, with very committed performances. best out at the moment. capernaum. it is the story about the tribulations of a street kid, who end up taking his parents to sue them, and! end up taking his parents to sue them, and i think the thing about ed being directed by somebody who is an actor, i think they understand what to get the best with their cast —— how to get the best from their cost, whether it is the adult or the kid performer. stephen spielberg once
said, if you are working with children, you have to convince them that the situation is as real as possible. it is very moving, and i am yet to meet anybody who has seen it and has not found it very moving. i thought it was very good. also, green book, which won best film. yes, interesting, that driving miss daisy won again. it is not the best film of the year by! million miles. clearly the best film of the year was leave no trace,, which was nominated for nothing. we both loved it. i must say, i enjoyed green book. it's fun, it's all right, but it's not the oscar for the most all right best dvd? halloween. everybody
thought the franchise was finished, but it is back. this time, with something like post—traumatic stress disorder, and i never thought it would breathe life into the trilogy, i made a documentary about it 20 yea rs i made a documentary about it 20 years ago, saying it had all run its cause, and i thought it was good. which is the sort of film you like, because you love your horror! thank you so much for watching. hello, they are. another mild day, but temperature is nowhere near as high as they were at the start of the year, when we set the all—time february temperature record. it has been a reasonable diet today, quite a bit of blood, some sunshine picking through that cloud, as well. the satellite picture shows an area of rain bearing clouds moving across northern ireland, but looking at the other side of the ocean, we are
watching this area of cloud which will develop into storm freya. at the moment, i have mentioned the rain. that is already moving its way across. wet weather pushing its way eastwards a cross across. wet weather pushing its way eastwards across scotland, england and wales, and then clearing across western areas later on. it will be a mild night, temperatures ranging from 4—i2dc. the weekend will be wet and windy, a couple of areas of low pressure, bringing in spells of strong winds, with both of these lows, and all are seeing some rain at some point during the weekend, as well. firstly, these areas of low pressure, bringing some strong winds late in the day, and then this band of rain works its way in. for many of rain works its way in. for many of us, it is not going to be a bad start for us on saturday. some dry weather, a start for scotland and northern... and that wet weather pushes its way in, across scotland, western parts of england and wales, leaving a bit ofjoy and bite where
for eastern scotland, eastern england, and pretty mild. and then it gets windy, overnight come of the the uk. and then comes freya. initially, not a strong storm, but it will expressively deepen as it arrives across our shores. we are left with some very strong winds. for a sunday, the first signs of freya, will we see rain edging, but the strong winds that will come overnight was slowly easing scotland. blustery here, with sunshine and if few passing showers. milder in the south, a bit cooler further north on sunday. but it is later on sunday that we see those winds really pick up. a met office warning for this area at the moment, across england and wales. the winds across england and wales. the winds across than i have been —— irish sea coast, and that's swathes of windy weather will then spread inland. when‘s the strong, potentially could bring down one or two trees, so we