Posts Tagged ‘peter o’toole’
Helen Slater takes flight as Supergirl in 1984's "Supergirl," a Tri-Star Pictures release.

Class of 1984: “Supergirl”

With catastrophe rotting the marrow of its bones, "Supergirl" exemplifies why we should be OK with waiting to ensure we get a great female superhero movie.
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips

A musical romantic drama that departs greatly from the James Hilton novella, "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" boasts one of Peter O'Toole's best turns.

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British Film Focus

Behind the curtain into the Hasidic Jewish community, an Irish priest's life is threatened, Freddie Mercury and "Lawrence of Arabia."
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Peter O’Toole Dies at 81

The 8-time Oscar nominee passed away December 14.

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Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Edition

“Lawrence of Arabia” was destined to become one of the most iconic films ever made. A new 50th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray does it justice.
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The Stunt Man (1980)

With three Oscar nominations it did not deserve, "The Stunt Man" is a confused diatribe against ... something.

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Pixar Talk: Ratatouille

Victoria watched this Pixar gem for the first time. Will she be charmed or grossed out by a rat working in a kitchen?
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Murphy’s War (1971)

"Murphy's War" has the bones of a great movie but forgets to add the flesh.

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Zulu Dawn (1979)

The other movie about the Anglo-Zulu War, 1979's "Zulu Dawn" doesn't pack as much emotional punch as 1964's "Zulu."

Heroes of the Zeroes: Venus

"Venus" — Peter O’Toole’s Oscar-nominated turn as a rogue in repose — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Becket (1964)

This 1964 adaptation of the award-winning play crackles with smart dialogue performed by two actors at their peak.
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My Favorite Year

Peter O'Toole earned an Oscar nomination for his role as a drunken has-been movie star in this sweet, sentimental comedy.