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  1. DVD review: Before I Go to SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Iol.co.za

    ... the story's anchoring consciousness, the script doesn't flesh out her character much. As his last feature, Brighton Rock, proved, Joffe has something of a knack of coaxing bad performances out of good actors. There's less damage this time to the ...

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  2. Sir Roger Moore on Bond, Audrey Hepburn and the death of Bond villain Richard KielRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Argus

    ... Attenborough and fellow RADA graduates in the presence of the Queen. In August the British Oscar-winner and Brighton Rock star died. And only yesterday, Richard Kiel, the 7ft 2in actor who played the steel-toothed villain Jaws opposite Sir Roger in ...

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  3. Secret ChordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Slate Magazine

    ... in the 2007 biopic Control , and then it's Riley as a character in another film , based on Graham Greene's Brighton Rock , set in the 1960s, making a spoken seven-inch record for his wife that delivers a proto-punk message of hate. It's not so much ...

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  4. Film review: Before I go to SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Get Reading

    Always great to see a woman in a leading role, particularly one of Kidman's age, Before I Go to Sleep is nevertheless little more than indulgent nonsense with a cautionary message built in The last time director Rowan Joffe had a film in cinemas was in 2010 with his adaptation of Brighton Rock. Unfairly maligned, his version of Graham Greene's unsettling, seaside town-set gangster tale was full of suspense, menace and obsession.

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  5. 'Sex Tape' Scores in U.K. After Flopping in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... best-seller Before I Go to Sleep came in third with $1.3 million in its first weekend and looks set to top Brighton Rock to become Joffe's best U.K. release as director. Meanwhile, culinary drama The Hundred-Foot Journey served up a modest $1.11 ...

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  6. Review: Before I Go to SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... of a much better movie than it turns out to be. Adapted and directed by Rowan Joffe, who made the recent Brighton Rock which was a better movie from a better book, this film will inevitably evoke Memento for its amnesiac-mystery-solver parallels. ...

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  7. Colin Firth Returns to Form with Taut Thriller 'Before I Go To Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | ContactMusic.com

    ... on the page and both Tom Hooper and Tom Ford turned in excellent directorial efforts. The same can be said of Brighton Rock's Rowan Joffe , who directs an adaptation of S.J Watson's best-selling novel Before I Go To Sleep. It's the story of a woman ...

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  8. Before I Go to SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | ContactMusic.com

    ... and memory, but the simplistic filmmaking makes it feel like a cheat. Writer-director Rowan Joffe (2010's Brighton Rock remake) badly underestimates the audience, using melodrama and contrived storytelling to try to manipulate viewers' emotions. And ...

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  9. Movie review: Before I Go To SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... trails where the film itself doesn't take us. Director Joffe, who wrote and directed the lush 2011 remake of Brighton Rock , uses a muted colour palette of greys and beiges to depict the twilight zone in which Christine is trapped and Kidman turns ...

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  10. Actress's tribute to Lord AttenboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Argus

    ... Combined Theatrical Charities. Mrs Whatley, who is married to former Sussex wicketkeeper Rupert Webb, said the Brighton Rock star would be "deeply missed by everyone who knew him". Following the death of the former University of Sussex chancellor on ...

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  11. How Lord Attenborough was one of our very ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Argus

    ... Sussex and Brighton. Reporter Ben James looks through the Argus archives for more. During filming for the film Brighton Rock, see inset picture below, he and the rest of the crew were at the racecourse. Dozens of actors, technicians and camera crew ...

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  12. 'Before I Go to Sleep': Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... consciousness the script doesn't flesh actually out her character all that much. As his last feature, Brighton Rock , proved, Joffe has something of a knack from coaxing bad performances from usually good actors. There's less damage this time to the ...

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  13. Obituary: Richard Attenborough, actor and directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Independent.ie

    ... musical, A Chorus Line. As an actor, his range was awesome - the irredeemably wicked young gangster of Brighton Rock, the cocky schoolboy of The Guinea Pig, the taxi driver determined to clear his name in Dancing With Crime, the wily soldier of ...

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  14. Notable deaths last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Daily Herald

    ... to be remembered as a storyteller." In his 60-plus years of acting, he amassed some 70 credits, including "Brighton Rock," ''The Great Escape," ''Doctor Dolittle," ''10 Rillington Place," ''Jurassic Park" (as the failed theme park developer) and the ...

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  15. Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough? Was the beloved thespian the last of the cross-generation stars?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | The Independent

    ... universal appeal and relevance. At the same time, these lavish memorials to the edginess of his performance in Brighton Rock (1947) or the extraordinary persistence that realised the Gandhi project, coincided with a suspicion that to younger readers ...

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  16. Frinton actor's tribute to film star and family friend Richard AttenboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Clacton and Frinton Gazette

    ... was one of Britain's most successful leading actors. He appeared in films for more than 60 years, including Brighton Rock, The Great Escape and Jurassic Park, and he also directed Gandhi, which won two Oscars. Attenborough was a life-long friend of ...

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  17. Richard Attenborough dead at 90: Oscar-winning director helmed 'Ghandi'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Examiner.com

    ... Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough "one of the greats of cinema ... His acting in 'Brighton Rock' was brilliant, his directing of 'Gandhi' was stunning," Attenborough won two Oscars: one for directing and one for ...

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  18. Morrissey pays tribute to late actors Richard Attenborough and Lauren BacallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | NME

    ... post reads: "I was thrilled beyond words to have met Richard Attenborough, who, of course, played Pinkie in Brighton Rock (1947), a central theme of my song 'Now My Heart Is Full'. When I met Sir Richard he was delightful, and I asked him if ...

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  19. Morrissey Bashes Public Response To Robin Williams' Death [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... opinions). "I was thrilled beyond words to have met Richard Attenborough , who, of course, played Pinkie in ' Brighton Rock ' (1947), a central theme of my song ' Now My Heart Is Full .' When I met Sir Richard he was delightful, and I asked him if ...

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  20. Lord Attenborough died at the age of 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    ... of "industry, skill and compassion" that business would do well to live up to. Career highlights included Brighton Rock, where he played the psychopathic criminal Pinkie, the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park and Gandhi which he directed and which won ...

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