Articles tagged natasha richardson

The Handmaid’s Tale: Not So Sci-fi

The terrifying, 'it could happen today' message of this story is best told in the Atwood's book, rather than the film version.

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19 Mar 2009 // 3:21 AM

Natasha Richardson, 45, the Tony Award-winning actress and member of the fourth generation of England’s Redgrave theater dynasty, was declared dead Wednesday night at New

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19 Mar 2009 // 3:18 AM

She began by playing an uncredited flower girl, along with her sister, Joely, in “The Charge of the Light Brigade” (1968), a film directed by her

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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20 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

The White Countess (2006)

The final Merchant/Ivory collaboration is set in 1936 Shanghai and revisits the filmmakers' usual concerns -- loss, desire, and nostalgia for a moment that never quite existed.

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17 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Asylum (2005)

Surrounded by this sort of oppressive hushing, Stella's largely nonverbal relationship with Edgar resembles a form of attention.

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19 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Asylum (2005)

The affair leads to disaster, not least because Stella feels compelled to punish Max for his emotional abandonment.

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15 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Past Midnight (1992)

A carnival of clichés, the film offers a bleak Pacific Northwest location, where it pours atmospheric buckets of foreboding.

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3 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

The viewer is left feeling that the Manhattan Project would have been a fantastic topic for a miniseries, but is an awful one for a 120-minute studio flick.

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2 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

Jennifer Lopez has made a lucrative habit of reprising her story in most of her fictional incarnations.

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13 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

This 'ethnic' modification of 'Pretty Woman'-meets-'Working Girl' uses the 'iconic' Lopez strategically.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Blow Dry (2001)

The marketing for Blow Dry makes much of the fact that the film is based on a script by the same writer who brought us

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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