Lev Harris

Lev has written 10 articles for Nouse

Attack the Block

While its premise objectively seems to be clever, funny, scary and entertaining, Attack the Block sadly only manages to tick the last box

Blue Valentine

As with other bygone romantic dramas, Blue Valentine is set in two different time frames

The Social Network

If asked to describe David Fincher’s directorial style, one word that constantly springs to mind is ambitious. Never one to shy away from a challenging storyline, here he tries his hand at dissecting the petty playground politics of Facebook’s founders and the subsequent struggle for power in The Social Network

All the President’s Men (1976)

A 1976 film based on the 1974 non-fiction book of the same name by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein (who are here played by Robert Redford and a simply brilliant Dustin Hoffman), All the President’s Men is a personal account of two journalists investigating the infamous Watergate scandal for The Washington Post

Iron Man 2

“Not everybody runs on batteries, Tony,” sighs Pepper Potts

Centurion

It seems that filmmakers are never afraid to tackle and (for want of a better word) copy exactly the same subject matter as another film made in the same year. Such is the case with Kevin Macdonald’s The Eagle Of The Ninth, released later this year, in the wake of Centurion, Neil Marshall’s latest offering

Kick-Ass

The central character, the titular Kick-Ass (played by Aaron Johnson of Nowhere Boy fame), rhetorically asks the audience ‘Why has no one tried it before?’

The Truman Show

Adam Sandler in Punch-Drunk Love. Will Ferrell in Stranger than Fiction. Jim Carrey in Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind. All have left their slapstick roots and have moved their talent towards more meaningful dramedies

A Single Man

Tom Ford is a fashion designer. That much is obvious from the trailer of his debut film A Single Man. It’s cool, sharp and polished, everything a Gucci suit should be

The Box

If you disregard his unremarkable and overly ambitious 2007 sophomore effort Southland Tales, fans of Richard Kelly have been made to wait for a follow-up of any note since his weird yet wonderful debut effort – 2001’s cult classic Donnie Darko