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National Theatre Live Shocks 'Frankenstein' Back to Life

Why did you create me? The plaintive question adorning National Theatre Live posters may echo critics’ question about the need for yet another in a long line of Frankensteins. Previous Frankensteins and monsters have been entertaining but less socially relevant. The National Theatre’s production, as directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle, to use a cliché, is Alive!

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Atonement

There are so many perspectives to be considered in this film, that it might be said director Joe Wright had one too many cooks in the English country estate’s proverbial kitchen.

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Atonement

The lingering deaths of soldiers and the lost causes they embody serve as tragic backdrops to the less compelling plot points embodied by Briony and her characters.

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Amazing Grace (2006)

The movie's thematic insistence on seeing takes shape through slavery, a horrible moral blight even if it's off-screen in the colonies and not in London with our heroes.

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