T2 Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 2017) 3 out of 4 stars How does one make a sequel to a 21-year-old cult hit and make it interesting for fans both old and new? Such is the conundrum faced by director Danny Boyle (Steve … Continue reading
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Beauty and the Beast (Bill Condon, 2017) 2½ out of 4 stars While there are a number of things to recommend within this live-action retelling of “a tale as old as time,” including many fine performances and the beautiful visual … Continue reading
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Director Roman Polanski’s latest endeavor is a meticulously crafted adaptation of a novel of the same title by Robert Harris, who co-wrote the screenplay.
In what has to be one of the most bizarre red carpet scenarios in many a moon, the Berlinale is bracing for the buzz storm surrounding the world premiere of THE GHOST WRITER, the latest film from director Roman Polanski. And while the stars of … Continue reading