An entertaining gangster flick with plenty of style, Layer Cake asks us to root for a nameless drug dealer simply because he's less vile than his fellow miscreants – and because he's played by Daniel Craig.
Sylvia falls short of being the final word on its subject. Still, the film has some fine moments, particularly a brave performance by Gwyneth Paltrow as Sylvia Plath and a big dose of manly charisma from Daniel Craig as Ted Hughes.
Road to Perdition is a brooding gangster drama – about fathers and sons, damnation and redemption – that continually defies expectations. Superbly photographed and staged, it creates its own detached-but-compelling ambience.
Quantum of Solace is the second James Bond movie starring Daniel Craig, and it both reinforces Craig’s excellence in the role and points out some problems that the franchise needs to deal with tout suite.