Miss Potter

June 14, 2007

When it was announced that the very American actress Renee Zellweger was to play the beloved British literary heroine Bridget Jones, fans were in an uproar. How dare an American play such a quintessential British character?! However, she silenced all... 

Cinderella Man

February 14, 2006

Cinderella Man (2005) had all the ingredients for a successful, prestigious crowd-pleaser: it’s a classic underdog story made by the Academy Award-winning team behind A Beautiful Mind (2001). And yet, despite all of this talent in front of and behind... 

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

September 19, 2005

With the commercial and critical success of Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) a sequel was inevitable. Helen Fielding, creator of the character, even wrote one but the problem becomes, how do you replicate the magic of the first film and yet make it different... 

Bridget Jones’s Diary: Collector’s Edition

June 27, 2005

Before Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) was released in theatres, much was made of the casting of soft-spoken American (from Texas no less!), Renee Zellweger as the very British Bridget Jones. It was seen as almost heresy by fans of Helen Fielding’s very... 

Cold Mountain

May 2, 2003

Adapted from Charles Frazier’s book of the same name, Cold Mountain (2003) is an epic odyssey of one man’s struggle to travel back home to the woman he loves set against the backdrop of the American Civil War. Unfairly snubbed at last year’s Academy...