Tag Archives: David Mitchell

Greed review — Satire on big money got no soul

Directed by Michael Winterbottom | Written by Winterbottom and Sean Gray | 104 min "I don't need drugs, I am drugs!" says the young Ricky "Greedy" McCreadie (Jamie Blackley, looking like Rufus Wainwright's angrier brother) who eventually becomes a billionaire, knight, fashion tycoon, and all around asshole — played by Steve Coogan. Watching this movie,… Read More

Cloud Atlas review

Written and directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer,from the David Mitchell novelI should confess right off the top that I haven't read the book, so am coming to this film fairly blank slate. But I was impressed by the achievement here, which maybe I shouldn't be given the pedigree of the filmmakers:… Read More