First Film: George Miller’s Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)
Must-see: You Count on Me (Kenneth Lonergan, 2000); Jindabyne (Ray Lawrence, 2006); John Adams (Tom Hooper, 2008)
Star Turn: The Savages (Tamara Jenkins, 2007)
Underrated: the gloriously wicked Bertha Dorset in Terence Davies’ adaptation of The House of Mirth (2000)
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