Articles tagged claire danes

NEW YORK — To capture the unique inflections of Temple Grandin, an autistic pioneer whose life is the subject of a new HBO film, Claire Danes

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Little Women: Brilliant Book, Flawed Film

A scene shows Ryder blissfully tying up the manuscript and putting a rose under the string. That's rather like what Armstrong and the screenwriters did to the film: tied it up neatly with a pretty flower.

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1 Mar 2009 // 8:59 PM

Woolf at the Door

Both Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours offer an illuminating look at the choices we make, the roles we play, and the hours that hinge our lives together.

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My So-Called Life: The Complete Series

Unrequited love, the all consuming crush, the exasperated horror of hormonal changes, the tedium of school, trouble with parents, the emergence of individual identity . . . the adolescent struggle and all of its attendant rites, rituals, and humiliations are ever present in the storytelling of My So-Called Life.

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1 Nov 2007 // 6:17 AM

Thirteen years ago, I fell hard for a girl who’d fallen hard for a boy. Both of us got our hearts broken. The girl

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9 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Part 3 - The New Networks

It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.

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19 Aug 2007 // 1:59 AM

Stardust

Where and when, exactly, did Neil Gaiman earn all his geek love credentials?

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10 Aug 2007 // 7:08 AM

‘Stardust’ creator reflects on flights of movie fancy

If there were ever a moment the moviegoing public might suffer from a case of pixie-dust poisoning, now’s the time. With Hogwarts, hobbits and

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10 Aug 2007 // 1:30 AM

Stardust

What Stardust wields in star power, it lacks in original, or even interesting, storytelling.

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9 Aug 2007 // 2:44 AM

Michelle Pfeiffer winning acclaim for her recent work

Michelle Pfeiffer has been bracing herself for it all summer, that moment when a reporter would use “the c-word” to describe her re-emergence in the

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6 Jul 2007 // 2:58 AM

Evening (2007)

More troubling than Evening's technical failures, the film suffers from a host of cynical political and social themes that undercut the drama throughout.

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21 Jun 2007 // 5:30 AM

Claire Danes didn’t miss her chance to meet Redgrave

In “Evening,” Claire Danes didn’t exactly work with Vanessa Redgrave. It was like she got to be Vanessa Redgrave - or, more precisely, the

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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.

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24 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

Shopgirl (2005)

Director Anand Tucker insists his film is not about the glitzy L.A. It is, instead, about an L.A. populated with 'ordinary people just like you and me, getting on with their lives.'"

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16 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Family Stone (2005)

The self-congratulating, liberal-leaning Stones are addled when good boy Everett (Dermot Mulroney) brings home the very bad fiancée.

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22 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Shopgirl (2005)

For all its seeming delicacy, its view of Mirabelle as perfect, precious object is decidedly limited.

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14 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Hours (2002)

'What I learned seeing the movie is that yes, you do lose that ability to go into people's minds, but you gain Meryl Streep's ability to separate an egg, in a way that tells you everything you need to know about who that person is at that point.'"

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

The T-101 is determined to complete his mission, to protect them, to be the best, most committed, and most confounding daddy that John Connor will ever have.

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16 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Hours (2002)

The women are also functions of a coherent narrative, made comprehensible as embodiments of historical patterns.

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19 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Igby Goes Down (2002)

Burr Steers' first feature is populated by exceptionally quirky characters, most related by blood.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: 'The Fall' Explores Artificial Intelligence and Identity

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"The Fall raises questions about the self and personal identity by considering how an artificial intelligence governs itself.

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