Damon Wise, Author at Picturehouse Spotlight
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Damon Wise
A film writer since 1987, Damon Wise is currently a Contributing Editor at Empire magazine and has had his features, interviews and reviews published in many UK publications, including The Times, The Guardian, The Observer and Sight & Sound. In 1998 he published his first book, Come by Sunday, a biography of British film star Diana Dors.

Recent Articles by Damon Wise

You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay's first film since We Need To Talk About Kevin is an impactful thriller featuring a career-best turn from Joaquin Pheonix.

Release Date: 9th Mar, 2018 | By Damon Wise
Downsizing

Just when the world’s problems seem to be growing bigger, along comes a comedy about getting smaller, but the humour ...

Release Date: 19th Jan, 2018 | By Damon Wise
The Party

Damon Wise previews Sally Potter's sharp and witty comedy which arrives in cinemas on Friday 13 October.

Release Date: 13th Oct, 2017 | By Damon Wise
The Limehouse Golem

Bill Nighy stars in this adaptation of Peter Ackroyd's gothic thriller.

Release Date: 1st Sep, 2017 | By Damon Wise
Wilson

It’s quite common for comic-book movies to promise “a new kind of hero”, but with Craig Johnson’s Wilson, that’s actually ...

Release Date: 9th Jun, 2017 | By Damon Wise
The Other Side Of Hope

Few directors have a style as singular and instantly recognisable as that of Finland’s Aki Kaurismäki (Lights In The Dusk, ...

Release Date: 26th May, 2017 | By Damon Wise
Their Finest

The British have never been ones for making a fuss. Faced with the outbreak of World War II, the government ...

Release Date: 21st Apr, 2017 | By Damon Wise