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Wednesday, April 2 2008

Atonement

There are so many perspectives to be considered in this film, that it might be said director Joe Wright had one too many cooks in the English country estate’s proverbial kitchen.


Friday, December 7 2007

Atonement

The lingering deaths of soldiers and the lost causes they embody serve as tragic backdrops to the less compelling plot points embodied by Briony and her characters.


Thursday, December 6 2007

Character is a must for ‘Atonement’ star Keira Knightley


Tuesday, August 21 2007

William Shakespeare’s As You Like It

The play's untidiness -- it's one of Shakespeare's most mischievous -- virtually guarantees a final product distinguished by individual performances rather than dramatic consistency.


Friday, February 23 2007

Amazing Grace (2006)

The movie's thematic insistence on seeing takes shape through slavery, a horrible moral blight even if it's off-screen in the colonies and not in London with our heroes.


Friday, September 29 2006

Renaissance (2006)

Illusion is frequently the threat in noir (the dark alley hides a killer, the femme is fatale), but the SF angle in Renaissance tweaks the possibilities.


Friday, March 4 2005

Rory O’Shea Was Here (2004)

Rory rails against a society that is ultimately supportive of him. Instead, he should be rebelling against the screenplay, his more immediate handicap.


Friday, September 10 2004

Vanity Fair (2004)

Ah, to be young, bright, and scheming in 19th-century Britain!"


Thursday, February 26 2004

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)

Suddenly, Katey's aware of a perspective other than hers and other Americans'.


I Capture the Castle (2003) (Reviews) [24.Jul.03]
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