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Michael Sheen

Pretty, Lifeless

by Ann Morrow May 28, 2015


  In Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s staid take on Thomas Hardy’s novel Far From the Madding Crowd, farmer Oak, the sheepherder who falls in love with willful Bathsheba Everdene, does not utter his famous lines of ...


by Ann Morrow November 20, 2012


  The Cullens are not “real” vampires and neither are the members of the clans they enlist for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn—Part 2. If you’ve seen any of the preceding films, you already know this, ...

Reel Politics

by The Staff November 8, 2012


  The Great McGinty No discussion of political flicks would be complete without Preston Sturges’ hilarious The Great McGinty. With this portrait of a classic pre-World War II big-city political machine, Sturges pulled off the impossible: an ...