Articles tagged maggie smith

21 Jan 2016 // 10:05 AM

The ‘Extraordinary History’ of Maggie Smith

It’s been 60 years since Maggie Smith made her Broadway debut...

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Maggie Smith Brings Regal Bearing to Bag Lady Role in ‘Lady in the Van’

The Lady in the Van is a welcome opportunity to see Maggie Smith play a character in far different circumstances from her Downton Abbey character.

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3 Aug 2007 // 3:27 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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15 Sep 2006 // 2:20 AM

Keeping Mum (2005)

The most enjoyable portions of the film mock Mary Poppins-style children's literature, whereby a goodhearted but lost family is set aright by a no-nonsense nanny.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

It is sad, though perhaps 'realistic,' that the lesson of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is that all institutions and authority, Good or Evil, are corrupt.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Director Alfonso Cuarón brings to the franchise a newly inventive sensibility, and, most important, an appreciation for smart cuts and brevity, especially the requisite Quidditch scene, mercifully short, dark, and stormy.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

The cruelest of Malfoy's bigotries is directed against lovely, diligent Hermoine.

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27 Jun 2002 // 1:00 AM

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

The makers of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' are banking on the fact that so very many people 'have' read the books, so that the confusion of those Luddites who haven't read them matters very little.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.

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'SUPERHOTLine Miami' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

// Moving Pixels

"SUPERHOTLine Miami provides a perfect case study in how slow-motion affects the pace and tone of a game.

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