Stephen Daldry

Film Reviews - 'Pelo Malo' (Bad Hair) and 'Trash'

Clive Botting | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Clive Botting

Two films set in South America come from different angles but touch on corruption and brutality in marginalised societies.

Is 'Trash' The New 'Slumdog Millionaire'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Writer Richard Curtis and director Stephen Daldry have combined their talents for 'Trash' - a feel-good tale based on the story of what happens when a...

Should Billy Elliot Have Sung This Song On The Day Of Margaret Thatcher's Death?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Billy Elliot' director Stephen Daldry admits he wasn't sure whether or not to perform a key song in the live musical version on the day that Margaret...

Long Live The Queen

PA | Posted 21.11.2012 | Home

Dame Helen Mirren is returning to royal duty to play the Queen on the west end stage. The actress, who won an Oscar for her lead role in the 2006 f...

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2012) Review by That Film Guy

Thomas Patrick | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

The 9/11 tragedy is a very tricky topic to deal with effectively in film. Play it too raw and risk offending audiences for no reason other than a general sense of mean bitterness, and play it to sentimentally and risk becoming too schmaltzy and saccharine. For a narrative like Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Stephen Daldry is, on paper, the perfect choice.

Extremely Big Stars Lend Power To 9/11 Story (Exclusive Clip)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

There's a lot of Oscar-winning wattage in this story of a young boy's journey from grief for the events of September 11, to revelation at the doors of...