Articles tagged noel coward

Reluctant Gunslingers and Incorrigible She-Devils

Can classic Hollywood films help us navigate today’s environment of political apathy and cynical media saturation?

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Essential Art House: Brief Encounter

No matter how exciting their meetings are, there’s always the looming train ride back to nonexistence.

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22 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Easy Virtue

Noel Coward's play is brought to the screen with Jessica Biel in the lead role, but the film loses much of the bite of the stage version.

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The Beginning of a New Age: Stephan Elliot’s ‘Easy Virtue’

Matt Mazur talks with the filmmakers behind the big screen adaptation of Noël Coward's classic play Easy Virtue about the challenges of translating Coward to film, the strengths of gay filmmakers and, yes, Kristin Scott Thomas.

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28 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Noël Coward Trilogy

Covering Coward’s life from its inauspicious beginnings through his huge successes is a project of some ambition, and it is no small praise to report that it is done very well, indeed.

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Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

The film's primary appeal is the bizarre turn by Noel Coward as Wilson (one of several 'eccentrics' the film trots out to otherize London even as it pathologizes at least one of the yanks).

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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