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Roger Michell


Tuesday, May 4 2010

2010 Summer Movie Preview - July

In July, Christopher Nolan unleashes his eagerly awaited new film Inception, M. Night Shyamalan returns with The Last Airbender and Adrien Brody stars in a Predator remake.


Friday, March 14 2014

'Le Week-End' Makes for a Rough Anniversary in Paris

Le Week-End seems like one of those brutal marriage retreat experiences, where couples are locked in their hotel rooms and directed to talk and write to each other for three days straight about what's bothering them.

Sunday, March 9 2014

Roger Michell's Homage to Godard Leaves Its Characters Literally Breathless

Roger Michell and Hanif Kureishi reunite in Le Week-End, a surprisingly uncompromising portrait of a long, restless marriage.

Wednesday, December 5 2012

Photo Ops and Politics and F.D.R.: 'Hyde Park on Hudson'

Granted, it's not Eleanor Roosevelt's movie, but the focus on F.D.R.'s secret friend, Daisy, and her efforts to comprehend what she takes for greatness, soon looks more quaint than persuasive.

Sunday, March 20 2011

'Morning Glory' What's the Story? More of the Same

Wasting an ideal opportunity to examine the pros and cons of the entertainment news generation, Morning Glory ends up missing all its goals.

Tuesday, November 9 2010

Becky Is No Ordinary Plucky Girl in 'Morning Glory'

Becky a remarkable Plucky Girl, determined but also charming, clueless but also deeply insightful, and of course, played by the dazzling Rachel McAdams.

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