Shiny Shelf
By Manu Ekanayake on 20 December 2011 Comments Off

Nucky Thompson (played by Steve Buscemi) sums up his role in the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ with one line to his protégé Jimmy Darmody (relative newcomer Michael Pitt), ‘You wanna be a gangster in my town, then you’ll pay me for the privilege.’
That’s who Nucky is – he’s Atlantic City’s political boss, not its crime boss. Well, [...]

By Jim Smith on 24 November 2005 Comments Off

Casey Affleck plays Jim, a man slouching towards thirty who suddenly has to drag himself across America, from the glamour of his self-chosen home in New York back to his parents’ house in the Midwest.

By Mark Clapham on 08 November 2002 Comments Off

There’s more to comic book film adaptations than a CGI Tobey Maguire kicking Willem Dafoe in the face, y’know…