The Father

M, 97 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury   The commanding presence, the sonorous voice and the glint of mischief in his eye make this father compelling to watch, even while he is succumbing to dementia. Anthony Hopkins is very well suited for the role of an ageing man, a former engineer, in … Read more

The Two Popes: a mixed blessing

M, 126 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury It’s an irresistible pleasure watching veteran actors Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce together on screen as Pope Benedict and his successor, the head of the Catholic Church today, Pope Francis. Each Welshmen has a commanding presence, and despite a lingering hint of some character or … Read more