Saffron Burrows

Reviews

Quitters (2016)
Shrink (2009)
The Bank Job (2008)
Fay Grim (2007)
Troy (2004)
Gangster No. 1 (2002)
Enigma (2002)
Hotel (2001)
Time Code (2000)
Miss Julie (2000)
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Wing Commander (1999)
Hotel de Love (1997)

Blog Posts

Far Flungers

A Tarantinian Bank Job

One of the best things that can happen to a moviegoer is showing up expecting a standard genre film and ending up seeing something better. This was my experience with Roger Donaldson's "The Bank Job" which at first sight seemed like just another Hollywood caper movie in which the inevitable elements could be timed with a stopwatch.

May contain spoilers

Festivals & Awards

Mick moves into movies

PARK CITY, Utah -- Mick Jagger is taller than you'd think, thin as a rail, dressed in clothes that were never new and only briefly fashionable. There is a studious unconcern about appearance, as if, having been Mick Jagger all these many years, he can wear whatever he bloody well pleases.

Movie Answer Man

Movie Answer Man (08/01/1999)

Q. My question concerns the backwards speech read over the speakers in the initial (pre-rumpy pumpy) gathering at the masquerade ball in "Eyes Wide Shut." It is obvious that something is being said backwards, but I don't particularly want to bring recording equipment into the theater to find out what it is. (Matt Thiesen, Maple Grove, MN)

Festivals & Awards

Feeding the buzz about 'best' films

PARK CITY, Utah Of course I've seen all the wrong films so far at the Sundance Film Festival, according to the touts who whisper in my ear before screenings. It is always this way. You think you're seeing wonderful films, and everybody assures you that you've missed the masterpieces and are hopelessly out of the loop.