Posts Tagged ‘Laura Linney’
Mr. Holmes - featured

Mr. Holmes

"Mr. Holmes" is a fascinating exploration of the hero myth when the hero has lost his grasp on the very thing that made him revered.
The Truman Show - inside

The Truman Show (1998)

Peter Weir's eerily prescient take on the invasive nature of media made good use of Jim Carrey's early manic comic persona.

The Fifth Estate - inside

The Fifth Estate

Well-acted but ineptly plotted, this look at Julian Assange and his anti-secrecy crusade is a better idea for a movie than the one they made.
Hyde Park on Hudson - inside

Hyde Park on Hudson

Enjoyable in its pieces, but I wish "Hyde Park on Hudson" had a better sense of itself.


Nick’s 25 Best, 5 Worst and More of 2012

French actor. British spies. U.S. presidents. German dentist. Alaskan wolves. Indonesian thugs. Japanese chefs. Bengal tigers. It's Nick's best & worst of 2012.
Hyde Park on Hudson - inside

Hyde Park on Hudson

I enjoyed "Hyde Park on Hudson" for what it was. But I wish the film had a better sense of itself.


Heroes of the Zeroes: You Can Count On Me

"You Can Count On Me" — a compelling, sometimes comic story about contradictory siblings — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Movies You Aught Not Watch: Man of the Year

"Man of the Year" — where Robin Williams is to topical comedy as Lawrence Welk is to smoking jazz — continues Nick Rogers' look at the worst films of 2000-2009.