Subject:

Emma Thompson

  • Film

    December 19, 2013
  • Film

    October 29, 2009
  • Film

    July 24, 2008

    In the Spirit of Waugh

    A good nine hours lighter than its TV predecessor, Brideshead Revisited gets back to the source

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2007
  • Film

    November 9, 2006

    Anchor, Man?

    Ferrell doesn't quite ground this artificially whimsical comedy

  • Film

    November 17, 2005

    Fire Flies

    The fourth Harry Potter rushes through its paces

  • Calendar

    May 26, 2005
  • Film

    November 6, 2003

    Big, Wet Kiss

    Richard Curtis is in Love with love, so what's new?

  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    Ahoy, Oh Boy

    Treasure Planet reveals an embarrassment of riches

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Fatal Flaw

    DTC's Wit is too cheery for its own good

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Half-baked Shake

    Although inventive, Branagh's Love struggles vainly for harmony

  • Film

    April 6, 2000

    Mary, quite contrary

    Race, class, and an unhinged maid pick apart a family in Cotton

  • Film

    November 25, 1999

    On your Fanny

    Austen adaptation gets it on, but Mansfield Park just gets to second base

  • Film

    November 11, 1999

    In God he trusts

    Kevin Smith finally uses his religion in Dogma

  • Culture

    June 17, 1999

    Southern cross

    Gothic, God, and the working class meet in Buck-Nekkid

  • Film

    March 19, 1998

    Four-year itch

    Primary Colors mixes comedy with civic-minded goo and revue-sketch impersonation

  • Film

    February 12, 1998

    Warm snow

    Alan Rickman's film is a welcome Winter Guest

  • Film

    October 30, 1997

    After the revolution

    Sexual liberation comes to the suburbs in The Ice Storm

  • Film

    April 17, 1997

    Dead Heads

    In this lifeless comedy, the corpses have more charm than the actors

  • Film

    February 29, 1996

    Junkies

    In a choice between Bard addicts and science ghouls, the play's the thing

  • Film

    February 29, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    November 30, 1995

    Dry brush

    Carrington is a dense social history of bohemianism

  • Film

    November 16, 1995

    Finger painting

    Ang Lee's feature-length debut Pushing Hands established his genius with characterization

  • Film

    December 8, 1994

    Aborted cause

    Ivan Reitman's Junior ruins many stellar comic opportunities

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