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07.06.2014 | 110 days ago | Posted at 08:47 AM
By David Luhrssen
  Ten years ago, Neil Gaiman was called “the most-optioned author in Hollywood who has yet to have any of his work translated to the big screen.” The highly regarded writer and graphic novelist finally saw his fairytale, Stardust (2007), transformed into an endearing romantic fantasy starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer. Two years later Coraline, a stop animation feat...
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
 Terence Nance’s semi-autobiographical film is amusing and heartfelt as well as a visually and narratively imaginative exploration of the vagaries of love in all its angst and pleasure—especially during the uncertainty when flirtation has no clear end. An unseen narrator hits pause, a longer film
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Tim Burton remakes 1960s soap opera

A year after it premiered, the gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows” took a strange turn with the arrival...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Michelle Pfeiffer in the Beautiful Age

By David Luhrssen
During the era known as the Belle �poque, the Beautiful Age, the corsets of Victorianism loosened. A caste of courtesans, elevated above the more proletarian prostitutes, traded sexual companionship with aristocrats and magnates for lives of bejeweled glamour. Such was the milieu of Colette�s 1920 novel Cheri, which reflected on an era already lost to war and upheaval. The film adaptation, shown...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Pfeiffer stars in Frears’ beautifully rendered film

During the era known as the Belle poque, the Beautiful Age, the corsets of Victorianism loosened. A caste of courtesans, elevated above the more proletarian prostitutes, traded sexual companionship with aristocrats and magnates for lives of bejeweled glamour. Such was the milieu of Colette's 1920 novel Cheri, which reflected on an era already lost to war and upheaval...
06.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
During the era known as the Belle �poque, the Beautiful Age, the corsets of Victorianism loosened. A caste of courtesans, elevated above the more proletarian prostitutes, traded sexual companionship with aristocrats and magnets for lives of bejeweled glamour. Such was the milieu of Colette�s 1920 novel Cheri, which reflected on an era already lost to war and upheaval. Director Stephen Fr...

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