Articles tagged noel coward

Exploring the Morality of Romance within ‘Brief Encounter’, 60 Years On

If rom-coms are the easiest way to zippily engage with the caprices of love and still find a happy ending, then romantic tragedies show the extent to which love can be ruinous, challenging, and largely unfulfilling.

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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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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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