Articles tagged anne hathaway

The Science Overshadows the Story in ‘Interstellar’

Interstellar is a movie full of Big Ideas that end up overshadowing the human element, particularly during the poorly plotted first act.

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10 Dec 2010 // 6:04 AM

The Year in TV: January 2010

Because so many noteworthy things happened in the history of American television this year, it’s best to look at it all one month at a time. So let’s take a look at the biggest events on TV in January 2010.

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19 Jun 2009 // 4:18 AM

Anne Hathaway adds her star power to ‘Twelfth Night’

NEW YORK — What is it about “Twelfth Night” that turns New York into theater camp for movie stars in the summertime? Shakespeare created his mystical

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12 May 2009 // 9:00 PM


As much effort as apparently went into it, the film nonetheless feels like a pit stop for everyone involved.

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26 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

Bride Wars

You know what this movie will make you want to do? Elope.

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Variety’s “The Movie That Changed My Life” by Robert Hofler

By the end of both tabloid and book you are forced to abandon your childhood idealism and confess that celebrities are rather trite.

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The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

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Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

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Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.

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9 Jan 2009 // 2:16 AM

Bride Wars

Bride Wars is part cautionary tale, part fairy tale, and part Jerry Springer episode, as Liv and Emma's so-called dreams are wholly conventional and their antics are increasingly outrageous.

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Camera Trick Undermines ‘Rachel’‘s Realism

It’s a staple of the cinematic form, drama’s go-to position when anything outside biology becomes unobtainable. In fact it’s such a stalwart

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17 Oct 2008 // 4:02 AM

Anne Hathaway: Now she’s Princess Screwup

TORONTO - Anne Hathaway still doesn’t quite get what Jonathan Demme saw in her to make him believe she’d be right for the

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7 Oct 2008 // 2:02 AM

Rachel Getting Married

In Rachel Getting Married, Kym and Rachel's relationship is routinely rocky, abetted by what's unspoken by everyone else.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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20 Jun 2008 // 5:11 AM

Anne Hathaway gets smart about career decisions

SAN FRANCISCO - It was only eight years ago that Anne Hathaway made her professional acting debut in the short-lived Fox series “Get Real.” Take

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20 Jun 2008 // 4:40 AM

Get Smart

Get Smart makes rudimentary efforts to update, with passing references to terrorists, profiling, and inter-agency competition.

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19 Jun 2008 // 8:34 PM

‘Smart’ Sucks

By its very definition, something that’s “generic” is seen as “having no particularly distinctive quality or application”. This doesn’t make the object in

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?

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3 Aug 2007 // 2:27 AM

Becoming Jane

Julian Jarrold's fictionalized biopic offers up big-boomy melodrama, full of broken hearts, romantic montages, and predictable plot turns.

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5 Feb 2007 // 8:00 PM

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

According to this film women in power are cruel, lonely, and constantly paranoid; not to mention supremely non-sexual.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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