Matthew Binns

Highlighted works

  • Withnail & I

    Withnail & I

    Two unemployed actors go on a disastrous country weekend in Bruce Robinson’s cult comedy tribute to the horrors of friendship.

  • Local Hero

    Local Hero

    In Bill Forsyth’s wry culture-clash comedy a Texas oil executive falls for the charms of the Scottish village he’s supposed to be buying up.

  • Monty Python's Life of Brian

    Monty Python's Life of Brian

    With brilliant gags and robust production values, the legendary comic troupe riff on the life of Christ to satirise religious faith.

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    Hugh Hudson’s exhilarating account of the struggle by Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell to compete on their own terms at the 1924 Olympics seemed to herald a new highpoint in British cinema.

  • The Long Good Friday

    The Long Good Friday

    An East End underworld boss faces his greatest ever challenge in John MacKenzie’s iconic thriller, featuring a tour-de-force performance from Bob Hoskins.

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