John Logan

As Ralph Fiennes’ first time behind the camera, it’s a mixed success. ‘Coriolanus’ has a grittiness that fits its tale, although at two hours, there are some sequences that feel rushed.

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Martin Scorsese isn’t really the kind of director you would expect to mount a big-budget family film, but once its clear that the beautifully shot ‘Hugo’ is both an adventure movie and a love letter to restoring classic cinema, it all makes sense.

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I have seen all but one of the scheduled biopics that are opening for this year’s winter Oscar rush, but I have serious doubts that there will be a more engaging and exciting biography this year than The Aviator, Martin Scorsese’s breathless take on Howard Hughes’ glory years. Like Jamie Foxx in Ray, it features [...]

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