Posts Tagged ‘colin’
Glories of cinema history come to life in these two films.
This season seems to have brought us a lot of filmmakers reaching into cinema’s distant past for stories. My Week With Marilyn takes its cue from the 1950s, while Hugo goes back to the very beginnings of film, and the upcomin...
For a wig-flipper, this remake hits the spot.
The latest in Hollywood’s slovenly 21st-century penchant for remakes, Fright Night updates the blood-spattered 1985 vampire classic with ample humor and pitch-perfect performances, seasoned with some charmingly low-budget dig...
Talented though he is, Colin Firth has never shown that much range. While his close contemporary Hugh Grant has made a career out of playing different variations on the same randy bon vivant, Firth has made his largely by playi...
The title of American Teen makes me suspicious. Just as it was with the excellent late-1990s TV miniseries American High, the word “American” in the title gives off the unwelcome impression that these documentaries ...
Even with great performances and direction, Cassandra’s Dream still takes on water.
The word has been atypically slow getting out about Woody Allen’s latest thriller Cassandra’s Dream.
The KinoMonda film series at TCU does something unprecedented this Wednesday. The organizer is presenting a double bill of movies from across the Atlantic, markedly different in tone but both containing multitudes of characters...