Articles tagged eileen atkins

‘Return to Cranford’ welcomes Judi Dench and a highly capable cast

Judi Dench reprises her Emmy-nominated role as the kind-hearted Miss Matty Jenkyns in “Return to Cranford,” which premieres Sunday on PBS’ “Masterpiece Classic.” But she

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3 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Last Chance Harvey

Seemingly designed for in-flight viewing, this film is the equivalent of a competently written paperback, or a leftover helping of Ma’s comfort food.

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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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16 Jan 2009 // 3:27 AM

Last Chance Harvey

Last Chance Harvey is a movie about starting over.

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The Anton Chekhov Collection

A superbly acted, exhaustively complete summary of the great Russian’s dramas that provides real depth of insight into the plays and their possibilities.

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11 Aug 2008 // 10:59 PM

Scenes of a Sexual Nature

A more-or-less literal enactment of the commonplace activity of imagining the lives of people we pass each day.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Vanity Fair (2004)

Ah, to be young, bright, and scheming in 19th-century Britain!"

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Cold Mountain: Collector’s Edition (2003)

Anthony Minghella's image of the birds in snow articulates Cold Mountain's aesthetic and themes, its interest in collision and reverie, in nostalgia and resistance.

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23 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Cold Mountain (2003)

The first scene in Cold Mountain is sensational and sickening, an apt introduction to what will be a Civil War saga.

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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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11 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

What a Girl Wants (2003)

Daphne is cooler, thinner, and just plain hotter than her secretly envious rivals.

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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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27 Jun 2002 // 1:00 AM

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.

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Wit

1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Wit

In the end, 'Wit' may be remarkable not for what it is but merely for the fact of its existence -- a serious, quasi-intellectual drama filmed by two Oscar-winners miraculously commissioned by and shown on TV.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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