Kristin Scott Thomas
Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell return and "not everything will go as planned," screenwriter Richard Curtis said.
In all my theater-going days, I don't remember seeing a production that would likely give me nightmares. The thought had never crossed my mind. Until, that is, I went to the Pleasance Company and witnessed The Curing Room, David Ian Lee's import from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Along with Glenn Close, Meryl Streep hosted a premiere screening this week of Israel Horovitz' My Old Lady at MoMA. Her family in tow, husband Don Gummer and daughter Mamie, she was celebrating her pal Kevin Kline's lead performance in this charming romance set in Paris, as well as Horovitz' debut as filmmaker.
Who among us hasn't thought of a pivotal moment in life for which he wished he had been granted a do-over? Who hasn't looked back in anger (or regret) and wished for a second chance that might have led to better results?
Ralph Fiennes directed and played Charles Dickens. Photo from Sony Classics To subscribe to Jay Weston's Resturant Newsletter
3 popped kernels (Scale: 0-4) For Charles Dickens, taking a mistress is not simply about romance... it's also a negotiation
In Enough Said, 52-year-old Dreyfus has never looked more fetching, and the late, great Gandolfini is finally allowed to be a leading man who looked like -- well, like a lot of the leading men in our own lives.
Passion isn't Brian De Palma's first remake, but it may be his worst: an over-inflated, melodramatically hot-blooded version of what was a cool French thriller.
I'm sure I'll make a lot of enemies with this post, since I know a lot of people -- some of whom I have great respect for -- who think that Nicolas Winding Refn's 2011 film Drive is a neo-classic and a cinematic masterpiece.
This review continues on my website. Instead of arresting him, the head cop in charge of the investigation, Chang (Vithaya