Articles tagged joseph fiennes

Running With Scissors (2006)

Director Ryan Murphy lacks the requisite wicked flair for black-comedy, the levity is mishandled, and completely at odds with the intensity of performance and direction.

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27 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Running With Scissors (2006)

Augusten's narration of Running with Scissors starts with a question: "How do I begin to tell the story of how my mother left me and how I left her?"

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The Great Raid: The Director’s Cut (2003)

Archive shots of broken, diseased, and starved bodies provide a devastating illustration of the history that drives the film's fictions.

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12 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Great Raid (2003)

The relationship between heroism and villainy remains reductive, subjective, and devastatingly predictable.

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William Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice (2004)

Pacino contains Shylock's temper as reaction, looking simultaneously vile and vulnerable, hardly a simple balance.

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William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Jessica is alone, contemplative, and distressed.

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William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Pacino, noted lover of Shakespeare, strives for a multi-dimensional characterization of the angry Shylock, underlining his sadness and indignation.

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28 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Luther (2003)

This is the type of movie you can imagine history teachers embracing, on account of the facile and accessible way it tackles the subject matter.

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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

During the story's awkward romantic interludes, children and their parents can squirm in boredom together, as a family.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

This is Enemy at the Gates's most elegant theme, one that its often heavy-handed melodrama almost but not quite diminishes: that to be observed is to die, but to be invisible and quiet as the dead may allow you to survive.

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Perspectives on Death in 'Game of Thrones - A Nest of Vipers'

// Moving Pixels

"How do you decide who lives and who dies?

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