Category: Film Reviews

‘Cleopatra’ Movie Review – An Imperfect Spectacle With Elizabeth Taylor

The 1963 Cleopatra film starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton is one of those movies most people have heard of. Not only was it one of the most expensive movies ever made, but it was also famous for igniting the start of the Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton love affair as well as their popular onscreen partnership.

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‘Yesterday’ Review – This Quirky New Rom-Com Will Make You Happy Score 94%

‘Yesterday’ Review – This Quirky New Rom-Com Will Make You Happy

I went in for the music but found myself captivated by the picture as a whole. It’s one of those rare movies which has both heart and soul. Yesterday is sentimental without being maudlin, awkward but sincere, inspiring and challenging in its’ ultimate message. In short, it is one of the best films I’ve seen in a long time.

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Cinderella (2000): This is an Odd but Beautiful, Folkloric Adaptation to Watch Score 80%

Cinderella (2000): This is an Odd but Beautiful, Folkloric Adaptation to Watch

Kathleen Turner plays the diabolically wicked and murderous stepmother with campy abandon in the...

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‘Ophelia’ Review: This is What Happens When ‘Hamlet’ is Told From the Female Perspective Score 90%

‘Ophelia’ Review: This is What Happens When ‘Hamlet’ is Told From the Female Perspective

Movie magic and thrilling female empowerment happen when Hamlet is told from the female perspective in Ophelia – a mostly brilliant re-imagining of Shakespeare’s tragic tale.

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‘Mansfield Park’ 1999 Review: A Unique and Controversial Adaptation Score 97%

‘Mansfield Park’ 1999 Review: A Unique and Controversial Adaptation

Patricia Rozema’s Mansfield Park (1999) is a unique and brazen adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, bringing out the book’s themes and morals in interesting ways.

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