Thursday, November 12 2009
Danish director Lone Scherfig spares audiences the trite clichés of a young woman's coming of age, directs a magnificent cast of actors, and defends her film against allegations of inappropriate sexuality.
Thursday, October 9 2008
Thursday, September 25 2008
The world of The Duchess should have been one of fiery tumult, but little of that foment makes it into this film’s garden party landscape.
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The movie, which surely celebrates Georgiana's (Keira Knightley) luxurious "hats and dresses," also solicits your sympathetic frustration and outrage over her oppression.
Monday, September 8 2008
From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.
Thursday, May 8 2008
A dramatic Devonshire setting, a feminist younger sister, and a wet shirt wood-chopping scene: a few details are frankly invented, but for the most part this new adaptation is true to Austen's novel.
Monday, April 30 2007
This may be a misguided venture on the whole but there are a handful of moments to treasure.
Thursday, December 7 2006
The History Boys is limited by its play-derived aspects: clever banter, three-act structure, meticulous blocking.