Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999) | 26 Mar 2009 // 5:00 PM
On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.
'The Cider House Rules' Remains a Stirring Actor Showcase | 29 Nov 2011 // 4:03 PM
Oliver Stapleton's cinematography bathes the film in golden hues. Rachel Portman's music soars. The cast sparkles in roles big and small.
The Cider House Rules (1999) | 31 Dec 1994 // 7:03 PM
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...