Articles tagged jonny lee miller

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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6 Nov 2009 // 3:48 AM


Endgame crafts a crackling thriller out of the tangle of crafty maneuvering and happenstance that put a stop to South Africa's apartheid.

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The Best Television Performers of 2008

More than anything, though, I wish all those political pundits would take some time off, to rest and let their vocal cords recuperate. That truly would make for a happy new year.

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6 Feb 2008 // 12:53 AM

Eli Stone

Eli Stone deals with weighty issues -- the purpose of life, the inevitability of death, and corporate liability -- but all of it is infused with levity.

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10 May 2007 // 2:53 AM

A big wheel in his sport and an intriguing man

“It’s not like you’re doing Muhammad Ali,” says Jonny Lee Miller, speaking about his portrayal of British track-cycling star Graeme Obree. “It’s

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19 Sep 2006 // 1:47 AM


Faces are hard to read in Smith. Sometimes, this inscrutability is obvious, even exaggerated.

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24 Apr 2006 // 3:00 PM

Aeon Flux (2005)

The writers' commentary track is smart, instructive, and funny. The film is less so.

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16 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Aeon Flux (2005)

No way could the live action Aeon manage the hairstyle of the animated Aeon, much less the scary wasp waist and freaky-deaky sexual exploits.

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25 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Melinda and Melinda (2005)

In Melinda and Melinda, full of women struggling to make their desires known to men who suppose they know what women want and mean, the women are infinitely less regular and more interesting.

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29 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM

Mindhunters (2004)

While the accumulating bodies and declarations of motive are unclever, Mindhunters does make good (if not quite enough) use of LL Cool J.

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13 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Mindhunters (2005)

In Mindhunters, the relationship between realness and not is especially fraught.

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18 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Melinda and Melinda (2005)

Hobie rejiggers his life in order to make himself look 'available' for Melinda, the joke being that the Allen character is never actually available, but rather, needy, fervent, and clumsily scheming.

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17 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

Afterglow (1997)

Julie Christie's ageless beauty brings more than sufficient radiance to Afterglow.

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Dracula 2000 / Shadow of the Vampire (2000) - PopMatters Film Review

Frankly, it doesn't seem coincidental that these films are being released around the holidays; certainly Dracula's bloodsucking lust appeals on some level to our own holiday consumer frenzies.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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