"They really did keep the green scene stuff to an absolute minimum. I was really badly attacked by a dog when I was a kid. I always thought people who come home early from a night out to get back to their dogs or bought their dogs stockings for Christmas were just the saddest human beings ever.
And then you get to watch the CGI trickery afterwards and go 'oh wow. But now I am one of those sad human beings." When did you first fall in love Charlotte?
Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence.
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement.
"My friend sent me this thing on What's App the other day about female fashions in pubic hair trimming versus men's trimming of their faces from the 1970s," Riley tells me.
"So as women's bushes have got smaller and smaller men's facial hair has got larger and larger.
He plays to perfection a middle aged has-been that's ticked off with what his life has become.
The direction they took with his character was predictable and left me very disappointed, but I'm happy that his last performance was this good."I just love him however he comes," Riley says sweetly.Riley's own thespian transformations tend to be less showy (or hairy for that matter) but just as effective.These are the places where all the things happen that people are *not* allowed to see. In his first English language, American film, Roskam works with a script by the great author Dennis Lehane to tell the story of Brooklyn bartender Bob, waitress Nadia, has-been Cousin Marv, and the mysterious Eric Deeds.You see, in Brooklyn, money changes hands all night long. The plot of "The Drop" has been done before to various degrees, and Lehane's script was surprisingly predictable.It drags a bit at times, and like I said above the script could have been a lot better....