Monday, February 22 2010
Frears and Hampton puts the viewer into Chéri in a very real and sensual manner, paying homage to Collette's luxuriant corporeal details.
Sunday, April 20 2008
Technology may have changed the way we obtain music, but as Nick Hornby's High Fidelity reminds us, it can never alter our love affair with the medium.
Sunday, April 13 2014
The direction is solid but not overbearing, the score subtle and light, the entire affair very nicely cushioned around Coogan and Dench's performances, and the film is all the more effective because of it.
Friday, November 22 2013
Judi Dench's character journeys to America, haunted by the loss of her baby son and traumas at the hands of nuns in the Magdalene Laundries.
Sunday, March 10 2013
There's a reason you haven't heard of Lay the Favorite, a film starring the likes of Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Rebecca Hall.
Wednesday, March 30 2011
True to its origins, this film isn't a rom-com or a Britcom, but more of a comic soap.
Thursday, June 25 2009
Chéri's saga of bad parenting ostensibly has to do with designs and rituals of love.
Tuesday, October 20 2009
The tragedy of faded beauty has long been a source of literary melodramatics. While limiting in its assessment of female value, it does strike a
Sunday, July 27 2008
While it's not novel to say so, politics remains a truly unique animal. While typically set up to give all sides a voice in how