Posts Tagged ‘peter o’toole’

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

by Christopher Lloydon February 3, 2014
A musical romantic drama that departs greatly from the James Hilton novella, "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" boasts one of Peter O'Toole's best turns.

British Film Focus

by Zoe Chapmanon December 18, 2013
Behind the curtain into the Hasidic Jewish community, an Irish priest's life is threatened, Freddie Mercury and "Lawrence of Arabia."

Peter O’Toole Dies at 81

by Joe Sheareron December 15, 2013
The 8-time Oscar nominee passed away December 14.

Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Edition

by Christopher Lloydon November 18, 2012
“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.

The Stunt Man (1980)

by Christopher Lloydon July 30, 2012
With three Oscar nominations it did not deserve, "The Stunt Man" is a confused diatribe against ... something.

Pixar Talk: Ratatouille

by Austin Lugaron November 3, 2011
Victoria watched this Pixar gem for the first time. Will she be charmed or grossed out by a rat working in a kitchen?

Murphy’s War (1971)

by Christopher Lloydon March 28, 2011
"Murphy's War" has the bones of a great movie but forgets to add the flesh.

Zulu Dawn (1979)

by Christopher Lloydon February 28, 2011
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

by Nick Rogerson November 17, 2010
"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.

Becket (1964)

by Christopher Lloydon July 5, 2010
This 1964 adaptation of the award-winning play crackles with smart dialogue performed by two actors at their peak.