Laura Dern

Channel hop

Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire proved that 20th-century period dramas can help today's studio executives fuel their Ferraris while harking back to an almost-forgotten time when America was great.

Sunday, 27 November, 2011, 12:00am

There are parallels for Hong Kong in Taxi Driver (Pearl, 9.30pm), a fevered paranoid take on the perils of contemporary urban life.

16 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

A monster smash that's no dinosaur

JURASSIC PARK, with Laura Dern, Sam Neill, Richard Attenborough, Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Mazzello and Ariana Richards. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Category II. Panasia circuit. THE problem with films that receive the hype Jurassic Park has over the past few months is they almost always disappoint.

25 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Director's weird world

DAVID Lynch's Wild at Heart (Pearl 9.45pm, Original Running Time 125 mins) is a road-movie through Hell - or is it Graceland? - which draws heavily on the surreal, sinister themes explored in two of his other creations Blue Velvet and Twin Peaks.

21 May 1993 - 12:00am

Steamy stuff from the deep south

RAMBLING ROSE, with Laura Dern (left), Robert Duvall, Diane Ladd and Lukas Haas. Directed by Martha Coolidge. At Cine-Art.

WHAT with Driving Miss Daisy, Fried Green Tomatoes and now Rambling Rose, tales of the southern United States seem to be in vogue in Hollywood.

4 Apr 1993 - 12:00am