Cert 12a | ★★★★☆
When Peter Jackson approached Billy Connolly to play the fiercest of Tolkien’s dwarves, he asked, “Have you read The Hobbit?” and Connolly replied “No, and I don’t like people who have.
William Wordsworth wrote of a “sense sublime, something far more deeply interfused, whose dwelling is the light of setting suns, and the round ocean, and the living air, and the blue sky.” A “sense sublime” is a good way of describing the feelings
In November, Sotheby’s in Geneva set a new world record for the most expensive timepiece ever sold – namely the Henry Graves Supercomplication, made by Patek Philippe in 1926 for the eponymous American banker, which hammered for no less than £15m.
Film scores are typically there to draw the audience into the world of a movie, to guide their emotional response without acting as too much of a distraction – a delicate piano concerto over a couple’s first kiss or a soaring orchestral movement a