March 12, 2015

It may not be magical, but Kenneth Branagh's film is a nice, vibrant live-action version of the Disney animated classic.


     October 27, 2011

[This is a re-print of my review from the 2011 Toronto Film Festival] In Anonymous, Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford (Rhys Ifans) tells young playwright Ben Jonson (Sebastian Armesto), “All artists have something to say because otherwise they’d …

Dakota Fanning to Star in Emma Thompson-Scripted EFFIE

     August 16, 2011

It looks like Emma Thompson’s long-in-development biopic Effie is finally gearing up for production. Thompson wrote the original script, which is a biopic of Effie Gray and centers on her doomed marriage to art critic John Ruskin in 1840’s London. …