Maggie Smith

  • Culture

    March 6, 2014
  • Calendar

    December 26, 2013
  • Film

    January 24, 2013
  • Film

    August 2, 2007
  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006
  • Culture

    September 15, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    September 8, 2005

    Farce Majeure

    Limp Lettice & Lovage at Theatre Britain; Imaginary Invalid coughs and sputters at Theatre Three

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004

    Irish Eyes

    It's about learning heritage, not getting hammered

  • Film

    November 14, 2002

    Wonder Boy

    Harry Potter's second adventure delights exactly like the first

  • Film

    June 6, 2002

    Sister Sister

    In Secrets, Sandra Bullock takes her broken wings and learns to fly again

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Simple Simon

    California Suite isn't Neil Simon's best, but Richardson Theatre Centre could have done worse

  • Film

    January 10, 2002

    Park Life

    Altman, at 76, rounds up the best of the Brits for a heroic resurrection

  • Film

    November 15, 2001

    It's So Wizard!

    The magic eclipses the marketing of the big-screen Harry Potter

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Empire's end

    High drama and spirited romance spice up The Last September

  • Film

    April 6, 2000

    Mary, quite contrary

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

  • Film

    May 13, 1999

    No need for sympathy

    In Tea, Zeffirelli paints an annoyingly whimsical version of WWII

  • Film

    October 23, 1997

    Respectable street

    Though it doesn't entirely live up to The Heiress, Washington Square is an astute piece of social observation

  • Film

    October 23, 1997


    Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland recharges her battery with a Henry James classic

  • Culture

    January 30, 1997

    Her day

    Theatre Arlington plots impressive revenge in The Heiress

  • Film

    September 19, 1996

    Attack of the harpies

    Girls Town and The First Wives Club celebrate female vengeance

  • Film

    August 15, 1996

    Ready to scorn

    Kansas City is Robert Altman's best movie in years--but does anyone care anymore?

  • Film

    November 9, 1995

    The dark half

    Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland discusses the challenges of directing Total Eclipse