Daily Archives: February 25, 2014

Movie Review: Steve Coogan brings his greatest creation to the big screen — “Alan Partridge”

Steve Coogan may have copped Oscar nominations for writing and producing “Philomena,” a film that offers Judi Dench another shot at an acting Oscar and Coogan a chance to re-invent himself as an actor. But the reason Coogan’s always needed … Continue reading

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Today’s first screening: “Alan Partridge”

If you don’t know the name, you’ve been remiss in keeping up with your BBC America viewing. Steve Coogan’s greatest TV creation, a dumb, shallow and embittered talk show host with a jones for ABBA — and himself — has … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Stalingrad,” in IMAX 3D

 ”Stalingrad” is a huge, old-fashioned combat spectacle, a war story told on a vast scale and shown on vast IMAX movie screens, in 3D no less.It’s Russian — oh so very Russian, an epic of “The Great Patriotic War” that … Continue reading

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