Articles tagged bruce beresford

1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Double Jeopardy (1999)

There's something satisfying about watching a beleaguered woman get revenge on a lowdown-scumsucker of a husband. True, there's also something satisfying about substantive characters and plots without whopping big holes in them. But you can't have everything.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Bride of the Wind (2001)

[In 'Bride of the Wind',] Alma agrees to marry Mahler even when he demands that she give up her own piddly composing and adopt his music as 'our music.' This suggests he's a jealous, possessive, and petty fellow, but that is for us to surmise and for her to deal with in later scenes.

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