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Daily Archives: November 18, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch. Penelope Cruz, Wiig, Ferrell.An 80s Alfa Romeo Spider. And Ben and Owen, together again. Yeah, it had a hint of desperation when it was announced. But “Zoolander 2,” aka “2oolander,” looks self-absorbed and amusing, a comedy for the … Continue reading
Of all the emotions actors are called upon to deliver when the director calls “Action,” the first paroxysms of grief must be the hardest. But Julia Roberts makes us feel that she has just this instant discovered that the body … Continue reading
It’s not a mistake to call Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne’s appearance as “The Danish Girl” a stunt. Playing the first man ever to undergo a sex change operation was always going to have a “can he look like a real … Continue reading
Well, thank heavens that’s over with. “The Hunger Games” go out with two hours and seventeen minutes in which every performance, every bored expression of sentiment, every limp action-beat suggests that phrase was the on-set mantra. Over and done. Where’s … Continue reading