Oscar- and BAFTA-winning documentary Man On Wire, directed by Cornwall’s James Marsh, has come in at number 22 in the Observer Film Magazine’s Best British Films 1984-2009 poll. The list was compiled from the opinions of more than 60 experts – directors, screenwriters, actors, critics – and a few smart ‘outsiders’ (eg, novelist Jonathan Coe […]
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Oscar- and BAFTA-winning documentary Man On Wire, directed by Cornwall’s James Marsh, gets its terrestrial premiere on BBC2 at 9pm tonight (August 2). The flick looks at tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York’s World Trade Center’s twin towers in 1974; what some consider ‘the artistic crime of the […]
Oscar winner James Marsh is aching to make a film in the county of his birth -Cornwall.
Nostalgia can go too far -financial crisis, trouble in Northern Ireland and three day weeks -but if you want to walk on the wild side of yesteryear where the only lasting effects are a jolly good yarn, tune into the second episode of Red Riding to see the handiwork of Cornwall’s latest Oscar-winning director, James […]