The Personal History of David Copperfield

As cinemas reopen in the U.S. after months of COVID closures, if ever there was a movie to watch on the big screen, Armando Ianucci’s The Personal History of David Copperfield is it. This bustling, vibrant two-hour adaptation of Charles Dickens massive novel felt like a wonderful escape from being shut-in, locked down and cut […]

Viceroy’s House

When I learned of Gurinder Chadha’s next release, Viceroy’s House, I was pleased at the prospect of such a talented cast (Om Puri, Simon Callow, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville), but I was also wary. First, for attempting this topic on film (as opposed to a mini-series) – it’s such a complex, sprawling story, how to […]