Don’t Look Now: Criterion Collection

April 13, 2015

Adapted from the short story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier, Don’t Look Now (1973) took a familiar genre and depicted it in an unusual way, employing several flashbacks and flashforwards as director Nicolas Roeg examined the psychological effects... 

Finding Neverland

October 28, 2005

What made author James M. Barrie such a brilliant fantasist is that he could see the world differently, as a child might and was not tied down by society’s stuffy conventions. Finding Neverland (2004) is based loosely on an account of how he wrote his... 


July 19, 2005

Since the surprise success of Gladiator (2000) there have been several sword and sandal epics that have tried to replicate its glory. None have come close. One of Hollywood’s most recent attempts has been Troy (2004), a fast and loose adaptation of...