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.