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Going Roeg for the Gold

Going Roeg for the Gold

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 25th 2016

Nicolas Roeg’s first directorial credit – the influential, shape-shifting Performance, written by his co-director Donald Cammell – was originated for the screen but most of his highly regarded films

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A Prayer for Your Troubles

A Prayer for Your Troubles

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 17th 2016

The luck of the Irish was not visited upon A Prayer for the Dying (1987), a moody and violent tone poem about an Irish Republican Army hitman (Mickey Rourke) whose conscience compels him to quit the

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