He really broke through with the gritty action classic -The Interceptors, a film described by the Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw as ‘a film.’
I’ve known Will ever since we worked together on an adaptation of King Lear played entirely by children. Like Bugsy Malone but with more eye-gouging and dementia.
So, what we, the audience, see is people walking and talking backwards, but played out in reverse so they appear to be walking and talking normally, but because it’s actually filmed in reverse, everything seems a little off.
A thrilling adventure called the Mask of Deception’s Mask, in which Bond has to disguise himself as another agent who is disguised as Bond and infiltrate M15 to see if he can find where M left her car keys.
In fact, I was deep-sea fishing with her only recently. I don’t think many people realise that Jennifer is a cod enthusiast and, more than anything else, she enjoys just getting away from Hollywood life on a simple trawler.
I recall one afternoon we’d caught a tremendous pace as we raced down past the outskirts of the zoo and, stopping to relax together on one of the benches there, Jeremy told the most remarkable story about his time on the outstanding Die Hard With a Vengeance picture.
A follow-up to The Sixth Sense. It was to be called The Seventh Sense, and would have explored that incredible human ability to know where your partner’s keys are when they say they’ve lost them.