Joan Plowright

  • Film

    December 2, 2004

    Boy Meets Whirl

    A lost lad longs for life in I Am David

  • Film

    March 6, 2003

    Phat Chance

    Steve Martin almost gets Down with Queen Latifah, but they mostly strike out

  • Culture

    January 4, 2001

    The Tired Gun

    Or: Why winning an Oscar sometimes means losing sight of a career

  • Film

    May 18, 2000

    Mesozoic mess

    The Disney formula goes disturbingly awry in the off-putting Dinosaur

  • Film

    May 13, 1999

    No need for sympathy

    In Tea, Zeffirelli paints an annoyingly whimsical version of WWII

  • Film

    November 28, 1996

    Cruella and unusual punishment

    Disney's new Dalmatians ain't the puppy chow it could have been

  • Film

    October 24, 1996

    Driven to abstraction

    Lack of tension and purpose kills Surviving Picasso

  • Film

    April 11, 1996

    Shadows and light

    Zeffirelli meticulously recycles the goof-proof romance Jane Eyre

  • Calendar

    October 19, 1995
  • Film

    October 19, 1995

    Adultery as fashion accessory

    Moore and Oldman smolder in a racy, muddled version of The Scarlet Letter

  • Film

    September 28, 1995

    Welcome overstayed

    A Month By the Lake feels like years

  • Film

    January 12, 1995

    Personal best

    From a year full of startling and memorable movies, here are our favorites