Francine Stock and star guests on the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV. Friday 4.30pm - 5pm
30 November 2007
Andrew Dominik, the director of The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford on crime and celebrity; and writer Frank Cottrell-Boyce on After Life, a masterpiece from Japan about what might happen in the hereafter.
On The Film Programme this week:
The Assassination Of Jesse James Director Andrew Dominik reveals why he doesn't like many westerns.
The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford is released in cinemas, cert 15
After Life Frank Cottrell-Boyce, the writer of Millions, Hilary And Jackie and 24 Hour Party People, picks a masterpiece by Japanese director, Hirokazu Koreeda.
After Life is available on DVD, cert PG
Michael Nyman The composer of The Piano and The Draughtsman's Contract reveals a few trade secrets
The Michael Nyman Band is performing at the Barbican Centre, London on December 6
Cameron Diaz The star of Shrek The Third reveals what it's like to act in a cartoon, without any props, any other actors or indeed any idea of how they've delivered their lines.
Shrek The Third is available on DVD
The Film Programme Recommends:
In The Multiplex The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
In The Arthouse All About Eve
On DVD After Life
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind