Articles tagged julie walters

The Thinking Man’s Man-Candy: Nicholas Hoult in ‘A Single Man’

Young British actor Nicholas Hoult, at 20, has already been acting for 17 years. Currently, in A Single Man, he is romancing Colin Firth. Hoult recently spoke about being an object of desire, growing up on film sets and the multitude of amazing actresses with whom he has shared the screen.

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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12 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

Mamma Mia!

The kind of movie whose campiness you just have to give into if you want to enjoy it -- and then you'll have a blast.

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14 Dec 2008 // 7:00 AM

Mamma Mia!: 2-Disc Special Edition

Sometimes, the cinema can be a lot like oil and water. Certain facets of a film can struggle to stay together, eventually separating like the

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18 Jul 2008 // 2:17 AM

Mamma Mia!

Meryl Streep scampers and writhes with something like abandon in her tomboyish overalls, her glowing tan and perfectly arranged "wild" blond hair indicating Donna's stanch independence.

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‘Mamma Mia!‘s’ Amanda Seyfried talks about the price of fame

Amanda Seyfried (pronounced SIGH-frid) says that her big eyes make her look a bit like a frog. But the Amanda sitting across a small table

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16 Jul 2008 // 9:45 PM

‘Mamma’ Mangled

When it arrives in theaters tomorrow (18 July), Mamma Mia! will probably go down as one of the biggest hits of Summer 2008. It has all the

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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22 Aug 2007 // 10:00 PM

Driving Lessons

Harry Potter's Rupert Grint steps out of Hogwarts quietly, as if on tiptoe.

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3 Aug 2007 // 2:27 AM

Becoming Jane

Julian Jarrold's fictionalized biopic offers up big-boomy melodrama, full of broken hearts, romantic montages, and predictable plot turns.

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18 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Wah-Wah (2005)

The genuinely cinematic moments in Wah-Wah are few and far between, and are generally courtesy of the skillful performances.

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17 Oct 2006 // 2:36 AM

Driving Lessons (2006)

As if the "driving lessons" metaphor is not burdensome enough, the film presents Ben with a series of non-options.

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18 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Calendar Girls (2003)

A roll call of Britain's prime acting talent renders this movie watchable but cannot lift it beyond the forgettable.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Titanic Town (1998)

The most important questions are framed as the contradictions facing the characters, not the rights and wrongs of any cause, thanks in part to the filmmaking team's attention to irony and nuance.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Billy Elliot (2000)

Behind a triumphant tale of self-discovery is a subtext of anxiety that ultimately enhances what might have been a pretty ordinary film.

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Eat to Live: The 35th Anniversary of 'Pac-Man'

// Moving Pixels

"The story of Pac-Man is the story of America.

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