Costume drama that smoulders
As reported last week, a new version of Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh’s delicious combination of snobbery and sentimentality, will be making its way to us before the end of the year. The film has received some decent reviews on release in the US, but the appalling trailer is already becoming something of a minor cult. Scored with clanging electric guitars and edited with ferocious impatience, the promo suggests – wrongly, we are sure – that the film is a combination of Basic Instinct and Dangerous Liaisons. Check it out at www.brides headrevisited-themovie.com.