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British Film Focus

The BAFTA nominations have been released and it’s slim pickings for British films out in the coming month. Plus, some plot details for The Hobbit 2 and 3. Continue reading

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Coriolanus

Ralph Fiennes’ grandiose, modernistic adaptation of the little-known Shakespeare play didn’t get as much attention as it deserved. Continue reading

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray Feb. 7

William Shakespeare is questioned as a fraud in “Anonymous” and later this week, Bella and Edward return in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part One.” Continue reading

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Anonymous

In some ways, crafting a fantasy out of the life of an artist is the ultimate tribute to his creativity. True or not, “Anonymous” is a ripping good story. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Letters to Juliet

“Letters to Juliet” is a unique creature, as it is a romantic comedy that doesn’t fall into the usual ruts associated with the genre. Continue reading

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Letters to Juliet

A cut above the average romantic comedy, “Letters to Juliet” is hampered by a star-cussed Romeo. Continue reading

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Blow-Up (1966)

Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 classic was seen as a celebration of swinging London, but there’s much more going on underneath. Continue reading