Articles tagged brenda blethyn

2 Apr 2008 // 11:00 PM

Atonement

There are so many perspectives to be considered in this film, that it might be said director Joe Wright had one too many cooks in the English country estate’s proverbial kitchen.

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James McAvoy gets a big role as a man wronged in ‘Atonement’

TORONTO—“Don’t do that stupid thing with your mouth that you do.” Those were James McAvoy’s marching orders—“probably the most useful thing”

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7 Dec 2007 // 2:59 AM

Atonement

The lingering deaths of soldiers and the lost causes they embody serve as tragic backdrops to the less compelling plot points embodied by Briony and her characters.

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6 Dec 2007 // 3:57 AM

Character is a must for ‘Atonement’ star Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley has crooked teeth. You may not have noticed, as they are frequently hidden behind that trademark pout of hers. But she has noticed,

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Introducing the Dwights (2007)

Introducing the Dwights is a "quirky family" movie premised on that most depressing of clichés, the chaotic mom.

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11 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

On a Clear Day (2006)

Frank's quest shapes a kind of secret fraternity for the men around him. They revel in his determination to do what seems impossible to them.

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11 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Everyone knows that Keira Knightley is lovely, vibrant, and gloriously young, that she can play feisty and dreamy with equally apparent ease.

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22 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Beyond the Sea (2004)

Kevin Spacey looks alternately fatigued and awkward as Bobby Darin.

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18 Jul 2002 // 1:00 AM

Lovely & Amazing (2002)

Even as the girls in Holofcener's world have their own problems, they provide acutely recognizable reflections.

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27 Jun 2002 // 1:00 AM

Pumpkin (2002)

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Saving Grace (2000)

Admittedly, my initial response to Nigel Cole’s Saving Grace was that it is not particularly intellectual. Rather, it is decidedly… cute. Filmmakers, actors, and

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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