RED JOAN : Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson take turns playing a communist agent who plied her trade for over 40 years
The hook here is the juxtaposition of the sweet old granny protagonist with a plot which juggles scientific secrets and sex scandals
The always reliable Jessica Chastain gives another strong performance
Like McQueen’s designs, it is thrilling, troubling and tinged with tragedy.
Excellent performances grace this fast-paced, lucid screen version
There isn’t a weak link in a pitch perfct ensemble cast.
A whisper-soft debut from Kogonada that nonetheless results in something unique and unforgettable. It’s pure cinema