Stephen Frears
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 15 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Columns

Chéri: Out of the Boudoir
22 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM

Frears and Hampton puts the viewer into Chéri in a very real and sensual manner, paying homage to Collette's luxuriant corporeal details.

Love in the Time of Record Shops
20 Apr 2008 // 6:00 PM

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.

//Reviews

The Surprisingly Entertaining, Eccentric 'Florence Foster Jenkins'
11 Dec 2016 // 9:45 PM

Screeching her way to another successful performance, Meryl Streep makes Florence Foster Jenkins much more than the traditional historic biopic.

Streep Is Pitch-Perfect, But The Tune of 'Florence Foster Jenkins' Falters
12 Aug 2016 // 3:30 AM

Frears transforms this one-note comedy into a nuanced look at social and emotional issues.

//Blogs

12 Criterion Capsules: Good Cinematic Medicine
28 Oct 2015 // 9:37 AM

As Criterion continues to unleash its Blu-rays of eclectic film classics at a mad pace, we continue trying to keep up with so many riches.

Chéri (2009)
20 Oct 2009 // 7:55 AM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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