Archive for December 10, 2017
Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour stylishly follows Winston Churchill’s early days as Prime Minister with a transformative performance from Gary Oldman.
Darkest Hour is director Joe Wright’s latest project, with the filmmaker tackling the historical figure of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in his early days in the position during World War II. The director is no stranger to period pieces, having helmed 2005’s Pride and Prejudice, the Academy Award nominated Atonement in 2007, and Anna Karenina in 2012. Wright has also tried his hand at modern drama with The Soloist, action/thrillers with Hanna, and big-budget fantasy in Pan. However, while Pan was a critical and financial miss for Wright, the director returns to what is assuredly his bread and butter by ...
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