Articles tagged freddie highmore

15 Feb 2008 // 5:29 AM

The Spiderwick Chronicles

No matter how admirable the girl with expertise in fencing or spunky the twins played by Freddy Highmore, this movie is about bad dads.

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Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.

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26 Nov 2007 // 12:00 AM

August Rush

Evan has the great good luck of being a veritable Magical Negro magnet.

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9 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

A Good Year (2006)

As lovely as she may be, Fanny has her work cut out for her in A Good Year.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Two-Disc Deluxe Edition (2005)

Tim Burton's movie is mostly perky, slightly edgy, and dully episodic.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

This being a Tim Burton film, the celebration of childish pleasures is not simply joyous, but tweaked.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Finding Neverland (2004)

'Play' is a means to define childhood, to prolong mythic innocence, to grant nobility.

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19 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Finding Neverland (2004)

As James Barrie, the Scottish-born playwright most famous for imagining Peter Pan, Johnny Depp appears the consummately charismatic child-man.

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