Articles tagged anthony hopkins

3 May 2011 // 9:30 AM

Taking a ripping adventure with Thor

SANTA FE, N.M. — The day’s light was fading, but the cast and crew of “Thor” were making good headway on a battle scene —

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Even the Best Laid Plans… ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’

Woody Allen's characters struggle alone, searching aimlessly for that saving grace that makes it all worthwhile. Amidst all the despair, a bit of hope glimmers.

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Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.

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3 Feb 2009 // 8:58 PM

The Edwardians

From Rolls to Royce, a famous detective fiction writer, and Anthony Hopkins as you've never seen him, this series showcases colorful and influential individuals of early 20th century Britain.

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Chaplin: 15th Anniversary Edition

Robert Downey Jr. is a significant reason why this 1993 effort is worth revisiting.

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17 Oct 2008 // 6:03 AM

Chaplin: 15th Anniversary Edition

Some legends are impossible to capture on film. When an icon inexplicably becomes something to everyone, no matter the era, that personal pliability and universal

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The Anton Chekhov Collection

A superbly acted, exhaustively complete summary of the great Russian’s dramas that provides real depth of insight into the plays and their possibilities.

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2 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Beowulf (2007)

Crawling with mermaids and monsters, irony, and gore, Beowulf delivers the goods, without betraying its core narrative.

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‘Beowulf’ screenwriter says don’t expect `300’ in Viking horns

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Fantasy author Neil Gaiman automatically turns down offers to rewrite others’ work for the screen, but in the case of “Beowulf,” whose

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16 Nov 2007 // 2:05 AM


Beowulf is the model man, outrageous and arrogant, and so admired far and wide.

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1 Nov 2007 // 6:30 AM

(Bruce Gilbert/Newsday/MCT) NEW YORK—Tony Hopkins—hey, that’s how he introduces himself—was once just one more respected British actor with more

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4 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Bram Stokers Dracula

Coppola's take on Bram Stoker's masterpiece is a visual stunning feast worth revisiting in a Collector's Edition that is more than just a time capsule.

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26 Apr 2007 // 3:38 AM

Ryan’s reel life: In his quietness, Gosling makes noise

Ryan Gosling has his first Oscar nomination under his belt (for “Half Nelson”), and a very hot thriller now in theaters. But there was a

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23 Apr 2007 // 2:00 AM

Fracture (2007)

Part police procedural, part courtroom hijinks, and part cunning murder plot, Gregory Hoblit's new movie brings the usual canards.

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Anthony Hopkins takes another villainous turn in ‘Fracture’

Hopkins: "When I tell people that I just learn my lines and that's all there is to it, my wife thinks that I'm putting down the craft of acting."

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20 Apr 2007 // 3:04 AM

‘Fracture’: Cunning, Arrogant, Sinister

Ted is all wit, charm and ruthlessness. He is Hannibal Lecter without the menu, a creep we can love.

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15 Apr 2007 // 10:59 PM

Bobby (2006)

As reporter Warren Wilson remembers, "That would have been less of an impact on me, had I been shot [as he nearly was], than Kennedy being killed, stopped, in a moment in America's history, when we needed him and his advocacy more than ever before."

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16 Nov 2006 // 6:00 PM

Bobby (2006)

With Kennedy serving as a symbol for what might have been, Bobby illustrates the problems he identifies.

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22 Sep 2006 // 2:50 AM

All The Kings Men (2006)

As the designated observer of his friend's decline, not to mention a reporter by vocation, Jack's lack of insight or anticipation also looks a bit silly.

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17 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Proof (2005)

As John Madden says, the film's central issue is 'validation', in emotional and familial, as well as mathematical and metaphorical, frameworks.

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Ruby Amanfu Stirs the Heart at Rockwood (Photos) + "Shadow on the Wall" Video

// Notes from the Road

"Ruby Amanfu possess a beautiful, smokey voice that can elicit tears. Watch her video for "Shadow on the Wall" and catch her on tour.

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