Articles tagged hattie dalton, third star, benedict cumberbatch, j j feild, tom burke

‘To the Ends of the Earth’ Is a Metaphor for Benedict Cumberbatch’s Career

The timeless adventure of Edmund Talbot, who undertakes a journey from England to Australia to find a new life is also part of the career adventure of the Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Crowd-Funding a Crowd Pleaser: The Feature Future of ‘Cleaning Up’

Crowd funding through Kickstarter or Indiegogo may be trendy, but filmmakers Thomas and Simon Guerrier are taking an atypical approach to funding a feature-length version of Cleaning Up.

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Controversial Film, Enlightening Trailer: DreamWorks’ ‘The Fifth Estate’

Just like Julian Assange and Wikileaks, DreamWorks' The Fifth Estate is sure to generate controversy, but its first trailer entertains as well as enlightens.

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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’: Dick Cheney’s Legacy

Benedict Cumberbatch's John Harrison is at once the most compelling and least predictable figure amid a dauntingly predictable ensemble.

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The Month in Pop Entertainment: May 2013

See previews of this month’s biggest pop entertainment.

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Meet the Filmmakers: Promoting Indie Films the Q&A Way

We need to talk: Q&As have become very important to independent filmmakers as a way of raising their profile and gaining new audiences.

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‘Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia’ Is a Brilliant Start to the New Series

A pacey adventure, Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia rattles along with sharp, quick-fire dialogue, while remaining faithful to the original story.

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‘Third Star’, Making the Festival Rounds, Pits Benedict Cumberbatch Against a Taboo Topic

With a difficult theme and a challenging landscape, Third Star, an official selection for film festivals around the world, takes the characters and audience on the road trip of a lifetime.

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National Theatre Live Shocks ‘Frankenstein’ Back to Life

Why did you create me? The plaintive question adorning National Theatre Live posters may echo critics’ question about the need for yet another in a long line of Frankensteins. Previous Frankensteins and monsters have been entertaining but less socially relevant. The National Theatre’s production, as directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle, to use a cliché, is Alive!

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National Theatre Live’s Frankenstein Trailer is a Worthy Experiment

How best to capture the mirrored, tortured psyches of Victor Frankenstein and his Creature within 61 brief seconds? National Theatre Live’s Frankenstein trailer intercuts dialogue

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‘Sherlock’ Is Divorced from Reality, Yet Deeply In-Tune with an Irresistible Alternate Reality

The modern Sherlock Holmes is so compelling because he is a modern intellectual appealing to audiences who, for the most part, live in a world dissociated from intellectualism.

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2 Apr 2008 // 11:00 PM

Atonement

There are so many perspectives to be considered in this film, that it might be said director Joe Wright had one too many cooks in the English country estate’s proverbial kitchen.

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James McAvoy gets a big role as a man wronged in ‘Atonement’

TORONTO—“Don’t do that stupid thing with your mouth that you do.” Those were James McAvoy’s marching orders—“probably the most useful thing”

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7 Dec 2007 // 2:59 AM

Atonement

The lingering deaths of soldiers and the lost causes they embody serve as tragic backdrops to the less compelling plot points embodied by Briony and her characters.

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6 Dec 2007 // 3:57 AM

Character is a must for ‘Atonement’ star Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley has crooked teeth. You may not have noticed, as they are frequently hidden behind that trademark pout of hers. But she has noticed,

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23 Feb 2007 // 4:00 AM

Amazing Grace (2006)

The movie's thematic insistence on seeing takes shape through slavery, a horrible moral blight even if it's off-screen in the colonies and not in London with our heroes.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

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"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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