Posts Tagged ‘emma thompson’
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Men, Women & Children

An ambitious, sprawling look at how we love and lust today, "Men, Women & Children" tarries when it ought ought to hurry, and moves on when it should tarry.
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British Film Focus

The British contingent at Sundance, Simon Pegg's new film and what happened to us at the awards?


Saving Mr. Banks

This look at the making of "Mary Poppins" is the charming confection you expect it might be, but here, spoonfuls of salt make the medicine go down.
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Saving Mr. Banks

I wish there could have been a spoonful of magic while this movie and I traveled together.

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British Film Focus

BAFTA winners and losers, Nicholas Hoult and Benedict Cumberbatch's new roles and Emma Thompson gets in touch with her dark side.
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"Brave" is well-crafted family entertainment. It's just that on the tall totem pole of Pixar's animated legacy, it comes in at the bottom.


Coming to DVD & Blu-ray Nov. 13

Disney's latest princess takes on the role of warrior in "Brave" and Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn take on some weird neighbors in "The Watch."
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Primary Colors (1998)

Dismissed unfairly as "the Clinton movie" back in 1998, "Primary Colors" emerges after a decade-and-a-half as a top-shelf political drama.

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Treasure Planet

"Treasure Planet, " a groundbreaking but forgotten mix of traditional and CG animation, is getting a terrific 10th anniversary Blu-ray release from Disney.
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Men in Black III

"Men in Black III" gets brownie points simply for not being "Men in Black II." A reasonably engaging bit of disposable entertainment.

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Nanny McPhee Returns

The first movie wasn't that great and this one takes a step down.
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The Success of Harry Potter

How did a book series that started 12 years ago become one of the highest grossing franchises in film history?


Heroes of the Zeroes: Stranger Than Fiction

"Stranger Than Fiction" — a charming existential-concept comedy a la "Groundhog Day" — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Nanny McPhee Returns

Just when you think all kiddie movies have puny ambitions, Nanny McPhee returns to recapture a little magic.