Thursday, March 26 2009
On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.
Tuesday, November 29 2011
Oliver Stapleton's cinematography bathes the film in golden hues. Rachel Portman's music soars. The cast sparkles in roles big and small.
Saturday, December 31 1994
Set in the 1930s and '40s, The Cider House Rules has a typically Irving-ian sense of scatter: the years sort of drift by, characters are sundry, and themes are vaguely related to each other. It could be that the film is concerned with the chronically troubled relations between parents (or their substitutes) and children...