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Sunday, January 8 2012

The Best DVDs of 2011

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


Reviews

Monday, July 25 2011

'Bridget Jones's Diary' Is One of the Best and Smartest Comedies in Recent History

Renée Zellweger plays the ultimate singleton in the movie that made her a star and changed the notions of single women all over the world.


Wednesday, August 5 2009

Incendiary

Director Sharon Maguire tries to play with the thriller genre in Incendiary, but makes a big mess in the process.


Sunday, November 14 2004

Bridget Jones's Diary: Collector's Edition (2001)

Speaking of her star, Renée Zellweger, Maguire is appropriately besotted: 'You can see what she brought to Bridget. She's got this fantastic warmth and this permanent confusion on her face.'"


Saturday, December 31 1994

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

We stop short of congratulating Bridget Jones with a hearty 'you've come a long way, baby.' After all, 'Bridget Jones's Diary', like 'Pride and Prejudice', is preoccupied with marriage.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

In her diary, Bridget Jones is a star.


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