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Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

James Bond without the Gadgets

Pierce Brosnan just can’t get enough spy games. The former James Bond returns to the glamorous world of espionage and foreign intrigue in The November Man. Based on the novels by Bill
Monday, May 27, 2013

Pierce Brosnan stars in romantic summer comedy

 Ida responds with even-tempered emotion to her uncertain prognosis for breast cancer. “I doubt if he even notices
11.01.2010 | | Posted at 09:22 AM
By David Luhrssen
In his elegantly modulated tone, Pierce Brosnan tells us at the onset of Oceans that to know the sea, you must see it, hear it, feel its power. The high definition documentary he narratives, a Euro-Disney co-production, brings the vastness of the oceans to the comfort of our living rooms. Oceans is out in a Blu-ray/DVD package. Breathtakingly photographed, Oceans offers a visual and sonic...
Monday, March 15, 2010

Roman Polanski’s political thriller

Roman Polanski has been in the news lately. Sadly, most of the attention has been directed at his battle against extradition, not his latest movie, The Ghost Writer. The new film is proof that the director has lost none of his skill in visual storytelling. It’s a political thriller that, for once, is thrilling...
07.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
For me, Abba was never a guilty pleasure. They were usually a pleasure, period. Most of their hits were great little soap operas sung in Berlitz lesson English to irresistible melodies with unassailable arrangements. They were pure pop for now people in the �70s. Abba was never as big in benighted America as elsewhere, but that began to change with the 1999 Broadway debut of one of the mo...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Love and Marriage? How to murder your wife

As the unhappy husband in Married Life, Harry (Chris Cooper) is banality curdled at the edges. He’s a successful executive in 1940s New York whose life begins to unbutton when he falls out of love with his wife of many years, Pat (Patricia Clarkson), and into a fine, furtive romance with a younger woman, Kay (Rachel McAdams). His best friend, the roguish British expatriate Richard (Pierce Brosnan), serves as the movie’s narrator and not disinterested observer. A well-groomed swinger, Richard begins to feel that a beautiful woman like Kay is wasting herself in the arms of the dowdy Harry.
03.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
As the unhappy husband in Married Life, Harry (Chris Cooper) is banality curdled at the edges. He�s a successful executive in 1940s New York whose life begins to unbutton when he falls out of love with his wife of many years, Pat (Patricia Clarkson), and into a fine, furtive romance with a younger woman, Kay (Rachel McAdams). His best friend, the roguish British expatriate Richard (Pierce Brosna...

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