Articles tagged imelda staunton

‘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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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

While one might question the viability of the franchise once Rowling releases the last Potter tome... Order of the Phoenix finds the series settling in quite nicely

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12 Jul 2007 // 2:10 AM

Rupert Grint is different from his ‘Harry Potter’ character

Sometimes an actor is so closely identified with a character that in the public’s eye he practically becomes the same person. In the case

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Order of the Phoenix, for all its shortcomings, does make clear the sense of loss and struggle that comes with maturity.

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11 Jul 2007 // 1:45 AM

Daniel Radcliffe talks ‘Harry Potter’

Daniel Radcliffe has spent the years most young men reserve for rebellion being not only a superior role model for the millions of children who,

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Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.

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22 Apr 2007 // 9:58 PM

Freedom Writers (2007)

A sweet, well-intended film about the power of teachers and how the right motivation can inspire just about any student.

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5 Jan 2007 // 1:30 AM

Freedom Writers (2007)

Corny and contrived, Freedom Writers also argues for listening to teenagers. That alone makes it strange and even a little wonderful.

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Hilary Swank’s ‘Freedom Writers’ earns an ‘A’ for real

NEW YORK—In Freedom Writers, a drama based on the experiences of Erin Gruwell, a pre-law student’s desire to make a difference leads her

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22 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Vera Drake (2004)

The war has disturbed all of their lives intensely, and if they don't quite have the words to express their trauma, they do have a sense of shared experience.

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

Crush (2001)

'Crush' is surely 'quaint,' but . . . it's also sad in ways it probably doesn't mean to be.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Chicken Run (2000)

I remember reading somewhere that in animation, the key to “humanizing” animals — above and beyond merely anthropomorphizing them — is to give them human eyes, big,

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Chicken Run (2000)

“Chicken Impossible,” say the inevitably punning ads. Where I come from, this means the chickens in question are really Ritz crackers. But in case you

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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