Miranda Richardson

Despicable Me

December 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

2010 was a really good year for animation. Some of the best animated movies of the past years have arrived in theaters this year, including highlights such as "How To Train A Dragon" and Toy Story, " and the wonderful "Despicable [...]

The Young Victoria

April 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

I have always felt some affinity with England's Victorian era for some reason. Though over-glamorized in our minds, of course, it is an era that seems very romantic, adventurous and mysterious at the same time. Considering that my own novel series [...]

Sleepy Hollow

July 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

Tim Burton's version of the American fairy tale of the Headless Horseman by Washington Irving, "Sleepy Hollow" is an atmospheric film, richly textured and carefully orchestrated. Of course, I was eager to see how this beautiful film would [...]

The Phantom Of The Opera

April 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

Among their first prong of HD-DVD releases, Warner Home Video has prepared a disc featuring the movie version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom Of The Opera." As you may recall I did like this film version quite a bit when it appeared [...]

The Phantom Of The Opera

May 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

Like countless others, I’ve been a fan of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "The Phantom Of The Opera" musical version for some time but I did have some difficulties wrapping my mind around the thought of perceiving this musical as a movie production [...]

Kansas City

February 16, 2005 // 0 Comments

With "Kansas City" New Line Home Entertainment has now released one of director Robert Altmann’s often overlooked gangster drama to DVD, giving fans of the film reason to rejoice. "Kansas City" plays in 1934 in Kansas City, as [...]

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller

August 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

Jim Henson has been an incredible storyteller, as we all know, and his colorful rich fantasies have truly enriched my life and that of many others. The man who is probably best know for inventing the Muppets and Sesame Street with his partner Frank Oz, [...]

Sleepy Hollow

May 17, 2000 // 0 Comments

With every new release of a movie by cult director Tim Burton, viewers can rest assured that the vision they are presented with in each particular film is a rather unique one, no matter how familiar the thematic itself may be. Burton managed to flesh out [...]


September 18, 1998 // 0 Comments

Earlier this year a stunning TV mini-series was announced on the NBC network, featuring a remarkable cast and some very interesting special effects. When it finally aired in April, it turned out that "Merlin" was actually delivering what it [...]

The Crying Game

April 3, 1998 // 0 Comments

If anyone hasn’t seen the movie "The Crying Game" or had the surprise in the middle of the film spoiled by a friend, don’t worry. We’re not going to spill it here. If you don’t know what it is, you’re in for a hell of a shock. This [...]