The Duchess

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008 | 8 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


Pretty Vacant | 25 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM

The world of The Duchess should have been one of fiery tumult, but little of that foment makes it into this film’s garden party landscape.


The Duchess | 24 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM

The movie, which surely celebrates Georgiana's (Keira Knightley) luxurious "hats and dresses," also solicits your sympathetic frustration and outrage over her oppression.


'Duchess' is Merely Half-Hearted History | 9 Oct 2008 // 4:10 PM

There's a very good reason why most period pieces don't work. Aside from the obvious disconnect from modern social constraints and complications, contemporary audiences just

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

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"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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