Polish auteur Pawel Pawlikowski began making films in the late 1990s with The Stringer (1998) before moving into several UK productions, including 2000’s Last Resort, and the high-profile My Summer of Love (2004), which starred Emily Blunt in her film debut and re-teamed Pawlikowski with Paddy Considine.
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Tommy Shelby is a rare kind of person. Whatever mess in which he finds himself—whether it’s accidentally stealing a crate of Lewis machine guns or being coerced into doing business with Russian aristocrats—he’s able to turn it to his advantage. Trust him to cast his eye over the incipient threat of socialist revolution and end up not with his back against the wall but with a two-million-pound supply contract to the British army. War is a profitable business, and one from which Tommy, having already paid its dreadful price in France, now means to profit.
That being his attitude, you have to ask this: what’s more important to Tommy Shelby,
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Genre filmmaking is becoming a more commercially potent force in Latin America and elsewhere as digital distribution gains strength.
At last week’s Mar del Plata Film Festival, of 12 Argentine movie projects presented at one of its main pitching sessions, over half were horror or thriller movies, including some of its most notable titles, whether Paula Martel’s assassination suspenser “First We Take Anillaco,” Rosendo Ruíz’s neo-noir “Boom Boom,” or Maximiliano Anríquez’s post-apocalypse low-fi sci-fi “The Doggy.”
Genre in its widest sense, embracing horror, thrillers and sci-fi, is the film type of choice for Latin America’s newest generation of filmmakers. Drawn from all over Argentina, the directors and producers behind the projects at Mar del Plata are almost all under 40.
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Thanks to Empire, a first trailer is now available, which effectively showcases Considine’s performance, as well as a film which looks both heart-wrenching and hopefully balanced by humanity. See the trailer below, along with a still and synopsis for the film that also stars Jodie Whittaker.
Boxer Matty Burton suffers a serious head injury during a fight. It is about the impact this has on his marriage, his life and and his family.
Journeyman will hit theaters in the U.K. on February 16th.
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Paddy Considine and Jodie Whittaker star in Journeyman. Here's the first trailer...
This looks really, really good. Paddy Considine has directed one film thus far, the superb Tyrannosaur. For his second, Journeyman, he’s telling the story of a boxer who collapses after a particularly bruising fight, and consequently has to fight to regain his speech, his relationships, and his life.
Considine stars in the film too, alongside Jodie Whittaker, Anthony Welsh, Tony Pitts and Paul Popplewell. And the first trailer and official synopsis have been released.
Here’s the trailer first…
And here’s the synopsis…
Journeyman tells the story of middleweight boxing champion Matty Burton (Paddy Considine). After winning a punishing title defense on points, Matty collapses at home. The journey towards regaining his speech, movement and memory will be the toughest fight he’ll ever face, and the prize could not be greater, for
For his follow-up as director, Considine is also appearing in front of the camera alongside Jodie Whittaker in Journeyman. Considine plays Matty Burton, a boxer who suffers a serious head injury during a fight which leaves him with no memory of his previous life and limited control over his body. The movie unfolds mostly in the aftermath of the injury with a focus o [Continued ...]
After defending his title in a punishing fight, champion boxer, Matty Burton (Considine) collapses at home. He then faces the toughest battle of his life as he regains his speech, movement and memory with his relationship with his wife Emma (Jodie Whittaker) and baby daughter on the line.
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Journeyman tells the story of middleweight boxing champion Matty Burton. As he approaches the end of his career he knows that he must make his money and get out of the game, to secure a home and future with his wife and baby daughter. After a titanic fight with the brash and controversial Andre Bryte, Matty collapses on his living room floor, a delayed reaction to a devastating punch. Awaking from the coma, the real fight begins. Suffering from memory loss and with his personality altered, Matty must begin to piece his life back together as his world disintegrates.
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Also featuring Jodie Whittaker (“One Day”), Faraz Ayub (“Honor”), Tony Pitts (“War Horse”) and Paul Popplewell (“’71”), beneath the boxing drama surface of the movie lies the story of a pugilist who has to rebuild his entire life after suffering a traumatic brain injury in the ring.
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In Journeyman, Matty (Considine) is quite the skilled fighter in the ring, currently holding onto a World Champion title. However, his priority, first and foremost, is his wife Emma (Jodie Whitaker) and his newborn daughter, Mia. After a fight leaves his life changed forever, Matty must muster whatever strength he can find and fight to win back everything he loves.
As we said in our original, very positive review, on the surface, Journeyman follows the standard genre formula – boxer at the top of their game is left without cause and has to fight for it back – and whilst this film does occasionally hit those beats,
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Peaky Blinders series three opened with a lavish wedding. After the hushed-up suicide of Grace’s husband, she returned from New York with her and Tommy’s baby son (conceived during series two’s extra-marital fling) to make an honest man of Thomas Shelby - literally so. On their wedding day, Grace made Tommy promise to put an end to the criminal business and keep his new family safe. “No guns in the house,” he vowed.
Cut to Arthur, that same episode, in that same house, shooting dead a Soviet spy in the wine cellar, then burning the body in the extensive grounds of Tommy’s stately home. (This was the same Arthur,
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