Monday, June 16, 2008
'CONTROL' now on dvd...watch it..
...then listen to joy division
A British film about the life and death of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, starring a first-time actor sam riley...directed by anton corbijn...the screenplay is based on the book 'touching from a distance' by deborah curtis who also co-produced.standout performance by riley as the tortured curtis. samantha morton gives her usual stellar performance. all live joy division songs are performed by the actors. 'love will tear us apart' and 'atmosphere' are featured by joy division. the credits roll with a cover of 'shadowplay' by the killers.just a superb biopic....filmed in black and white with shades of gray...we see curtis's melancholic tortured soul.... he stands a man alone.