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  1. Full screen ahead for Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Cornish Guardian

    ... the dark and moving drama Hyena, a film of raw and unrestrained emotion, and for classic film noir followers Brighton Rock, the 1947 British feature directed by John Boulting and starring the late Lord Richard Attenborough as the teen-aged hoodlum ...

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  2. One star for Kidman's 'Before I Go To Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... life? The second film by British director Rowan Joffe (who did somewhat better in 2010's period crime drama Brighton Rock) squeezes a few minutes of suspense from the mystery before it unravels, turning to sheer claptrap. Claptrap may be too strong ...

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  3. Thinking Big with iconic imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Argus

    Arts company Brighton Think Big have completed the giant mural off George Street, Hove, following a month of hard spraying and rolling. These images include Richard Attenborough in Brighton Rock, historic images of George Street and Hove Lawns and bathing beach beauties from the 1950s.

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  4. Nicole Kidman, intriguing direction offer what life Before I Go to Sleep hasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Nashville Scene

    ... Rowan Joffe, making his sophomore effort here after 2011's forgotten remake of the British gangster film Brighton Rock , is a talent to watch as a filmmaker, if not necessarily as a storyteller. His script offers no real stakes for the characters, ...

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  5. Movie Review: Before I Go To SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... her unable to create new memories. Writer/director Rowan Joffe, who also made the taut crime family biography Brighton Rock , uses Kidman to excellent effect. Even at her most centered and calm, Kidman grants Christine a perpetual internal ...

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

    Friday Oct 31 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... very beginning of "Before I Go to Sleep," this premise feels faulty, at best. As directed by Rowan Joffe (" Brighton Rock "), the opening scenes make it clear that this is not a film with actual characters or relatable people within it. There's no ...

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  7. 'Before I Go To Sleep' review: Nicole Kidman snoozes, losesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Jersey Journal

    ... fair, it bears some signs of class. It was written and directed by Rowan Joffe, who did that good updating of "Brighton Rock" a while back. It's crisply photographed in lush English locations. Oh and it co-stars the always-excellent Colin Firth, as ...

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  8. 'Before I Go to Sleep' movie review: Psychological thriller plays like 'Memento' liteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | NOLA.com

    ... fair, it bears some signs of class. It was written and directed by Rowan Joffe, who did that good updating of "Brighton Rock" a while back. It's crisply photographed in lush English locations. Oh and it co-stars the always-excellent Colin Firth , as ...

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  9. Movies: 'Horns' reviewed along with new, recent filmsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Lake Forester

    ... accident learns disturbing information that causes her to question everyone around her. Rowan Joffe ("Brighton Rock") wrote and directed the drama. CITIZENFOUR Rated R for language Stars: Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, Ewen ...

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  10. Movie review: 'Before I Go to Sleep' a yawn-inducing thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... caused her amnesia, she wonders whether she can trust her husband or her doctor. Writer-director Rowan Joffe ("Brighton Rock"), adapting an S.J. Watson novel, tries to cover for the script's repetition and lack of genuine thrills by drenching it all ...

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  11. Movie review: Kidman, Firth star in eminently forgettable Before I Go to SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Canada.com

    ... of Christopher Nolan know it as Memento syndrome. Before I Go to Sleep was adapted by director Rowan Joffe (Brighton Rock) from the popular novel by S.J. Watson. In the book, Christine starts keeping a diary so she can catch up on who she is every ...

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  12. Nicole Kidman the best part of 'Before I Go to Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Los Angeles Times

    ... star turn by Nicole Kidman, this memory-loss tale might be entirely, well, forgettable. Director Rowan Joffe ("Brighton Rock"), who adapted the script from the bestselling novel by S.J. Watson, takes such a somber, measured approach, viewers may ...

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  13. Nicole Kidman loses memory in wobbly thriller 'Before I Go to Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Star Tribune

    ... life? The second film by British director Rowan Joffe (who did somewhat better in 2010's period crime drama "Brighton Rock") squeezes a few minutes of suspense from the mystery before it unravels, turning to sheer claptrap. Claptrap may be too ...

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  14. Before I Go to Sleep Is a Tidily Constructed PotboilerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Village Voice

    ... This is Joffe's second film as a director -- the first was the chilly little 2010 Graham Greene adaptation Brighton Rock -- and he knows what he's doing: If the story is a smidge predictable, at least the movie is pleasingly old-fashioned and ...

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  15. Stamford Arts Centre celebrates 20 Years of FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    ... I have visited and enjoyed a wide range of films, a selection I can recall include re-released films such as Brighton Rock with Richard Attenborough, 1947, Sunset Boulevard, a Billy Wilder film, 1950 and recently The Third Man, featuring Orson ...

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  16. Nicole Kidman, UnglammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... very little dialogue," she said of her initial interest. The film is only Mr. Joffe's second feature, after "Brighton Rock" (2010). There was some wariness on both sides. "I was trying to ascertain whether Rowan was willing to be very raw with it-no ...

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  17. Watch: New US Trailer for 'Before I Go to Sleep' with Nicole KidmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... which was posted in July. Stay tuned for updates. Before I Go to Sleep is written/directed by Rowan Joffe ( Brighton Rock ), based on S.J. Watson's best-selling novel of the same name. A woman (Nicole Kidman) wakes up every day, remembering nothing ...

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  18. Red, white and blues: The History of Rock'n'Roll in Ten SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Statesman

    ... and thence to Sartre and Dostoyevsky, as read by the haunted Ian Curtis, and this to a 2010 adaptation of Brighton Rock starring Sam Riley (who played Curtis in the movie Control ) and on to a theory about Sixties London and, eventually, to the ...

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  19. From horror to Hendrix at 13th annual Cornwall Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Cornish Guardian

    ... the dark and moving drama Hyena, a film of raw and unrestrained emotion, and for classic film noir followers Brighton Rock, the 1947 British feature directed by John Boulting and starring the late Richard Attenborough as the teen-aged hoodlum ...

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  20. 13 of the best alternative film events this AutumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... ever screen performances - as babyfaced gangster Pinkie, in the 1947 adaptation of the Graham Greene's novel Brighton Rock . A timeless classic that you should definitely catch on the big screen. A five-day extravaganza for anime fans courtesy of ...

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