This simplistic urban morality tale miscasts the appealing James McAvoy as one good cop whose dogged pursuit of Mark Strong's alpha criminal only uncovers the rot within police ranks.
The disappearance of a pregnant preteen exposes the raw wounds at the heart of an isolated southern New Zealand community in the absorbing and richly atmospheric "Top of the Lake."
This beautifully composed picture brings a robust physicality to tried-and-true source material, but falls short of the sustained narrative involvement and emotional drive its resolutely…
Peter Mullan's "Neds," Morag McKinnon's "Donkeys" and David Mackenzie's "Perfect Sense" have been nominated for best film at the BAFTA Scotland Awards.
A strong writing-helming feature debut for Brit thesp Paddy Considine.
Peter Mullan crafts a stunning, brutal portrait of a bright youth's descent into gang crime.
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