Review: OPHELIA Drowns In Its Own Incompetence

Daisy Ridley as “Ophelia” in Claire McCarthy’s Ophelia. Courtesy of IFC Films. An IFC Films release.

Ophelia, directed by Claire McCarthy and adapted by Semi Chellas from the book by Lisa Klein, is a new re-imagining of the classic Shakespeare play Hamlet, this time from the perspective of Ophelia, the prince’s romantic interest. The result is well-intentioned but sure to be divisive, especially among Shakespeare purists. The concept of the film… Continue reading Review: OPHELIA Drowns In Its Own Incompetence

TRAILER: THE INFORMER Is Caught Between Power, Corruption, And Revenge

The Informer stars Joel Kinnaman as an ex-con turned informant who becomes the focal point in a power struggle between the FBI, police, and the mob putting his life and that of his family at risk. The trailer puts all the players front and center, including Clive Owen as a sinister FBI agent and Common… Continue reading TRAILER: THE INFORMER Is Caught Between Power, Corruption, And Revenge