Thursday, October 27 2011
A beautiful archetype of tragic misunderstanding, Holly moves us and touches us, not because of her troubled personal history but because of the honesty with which the dreamlike Audrey Hepburn plays her.
Thursday, November 18 2010
Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?
Monday, April 27 2009
I hate it when a film takes a brilliant literary work and turns it into what it thinks the literary work should be.
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Heterosexual coupling wins the day, but the relationship that really counts in this film is between the two people who aren’t in love with each other, but rather with fashion.
Thursday, January 29 2009
Three of the greatest films you’ll ever see have been sumptuously repackaged, here. This is cause for joy. Celebration, even.
Monday, January 26 2009
In many respects, this is a love letter to a tony, cosmopolitan New York which perhaps never existed, a Big Apple devoid of muggings, racial strife, or transit strikes.
Sunday, December 16 2007
For all its stylistic achievements, Funny Face ultimately is a story about finding a balance between brains and beauty, and eventually rejects both and settles for love.
Tuesday, February 21 2006
I suppose we should just count ourselves fortunate Capote didn't write any Indian characters into Breakfast at Tiffany's, otherwise Blake Edwards might have asked Peter Sellers to break out the boot polish.
Monday, January 3 2005
When Simon enters the picture, it doesn't take much (a few batted eyelashes and Audrey Hepburn in a nightie) for him to overlook her father's crimes.