Apr 4, 2015

Skylight

Carey Mulligan is as good onstage at the John Golden Theatre as she is in the movies. As Kyra, the passionate teacher in David Hare‘s SKYLIGHT, she seems, quite simply, settled into the modest f...
May 15, 2013

The Great Gatsby

I saw Baz Luhrmann’s THE GREAT GATSBY through 3D glasses, and I would not have seen it any other way. The whimsical unreality of it, the whole cinematic pop-up book of staggered planes and optically...
Feb 11, 2012

Shame

In the most memorable scene in Steve McQueen‘s SHAME, Carey Mulligan sings a version of “New York, New York” stripped of romanticism and false promise, utterly resigned to the fact t...
Jan 22, 2012

Drive

The restrained and atmospheric DRIVE, which stars both Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan, was the perfect fix for my addiction to a certain type of offbeat thriller. There is familiar and seductive form...
Apr 12, 2010

An Education

Of the much admired British film AN EDUCATION I am become one of the admirers. Carey Mulligan is a charismatic new talent (winsome, witty, smart), and the movie, directed by Lone Scherfig with a scr...