Films By John Maybury

John Maybury, rock clip maestro and assistant to Derek Jarman, embellishes an aromatic New Wave lyric with a ribbon of suggestive icons linking minotaurs, supermarket punks and jock strapped angels. (P.K) ... Read more
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Love is the Devil recounts the turbulent relationship between controversial British artist Francis Bacon and his lover, George Dyer. Their first volatile meeting - when Dyer attempted to burgle Bacon's house! - sets the tone as the two become both artistically and intimately entwined. As Bacon's bohemian coterie of artists, rent boys and drunks compete for his attention, Dyer is gradually bled dry... Read more
An inventive, visual powerhouse, Man To Man brings to the screen Manfred Karge's one-woman play, Jacke wie Hose. The tour-de-force performance from the remarkable Tilda Swinton (who illuminated the stage production to unbridled acclaim) is a revelation, and will astound those who know her mainly from her more elusively restrained work for Derek Jarman (Caravaggio, Edward II) and Sally Potter (Orla... Read more
This witty barrage of sexual diversity and media mayhem juxtaposes gay self-perception with the view from outside. The control exercised by the media over all aspects of contemporary society is cleverly iampooned via a computer-generated terrain of news flashes, commercials and scrambled soundbites. A merciless stab at US style, twin-anchor newscasts is especially funny, reducing the format to a d... Read more
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