Articles tagged brenda blethyn

2 Apr 2008 // 11:00 PM


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


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)


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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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//Mixed media

Incubus Flies High and Left of the Flock at the Santa Barbara Bowl

// Notes from the Road

"Brandon Boyd’s wide-ranging metaphysical interests have long given Incubus a deeper thematic subtext than many of their alt-rock peers, so it’s no wonder the band is approaching their 25th anniversary next year.

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