helen-mirren,Helen Mirren at the BBC [2008] [5 discs] [English] [Region 1], Prime Suspect 2, Prime Suspect: The Complete Collection, Prime Suspect 3 (054961849192), Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (054961849499)

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"[A]s riveting now as it was two decades ago....The acting in PRIME SUSPECT has a natural feel, aided by moments of improvisation, and the mystery is grounded in reality..."A.V. Club43.98817

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"[A]s riveting now as it was two decades ago....The acting in PRIME SUSPECT has a natural feel, aided by moments of improvisation, and the mystery is grounded in reality..."A.V. Club43.90643

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"BRIGHTON ROCK is a film of ominous gloom. The sea rolls darkly under the pier, the full cries are forlorn, the music is mournful, the colors are muted."Chicago Sun-Times "Mr. Joffe has turned BRIGHTON ROCK into a full-scale film noir with the stylistic undertow of a more modern British gangster movie."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The shabbiest parts of Brighton, the British seaside resort town, are captured vividly in this underworld thriller. Helen Mirren turns in a nuanced performance..."USA Today25.70439

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"...A vivid, realistic feel..."Variety "...Mirren throws her usual brisk intelligence into the task....The story is sturdy..."Entertainment Weekly "...Mirren and Flanagan give wonderful performances..."Los Angeles Times "...It is Helen Mirren's performance, so closely observed, with so much depth and urgency, that embodies the central questions of the movie..."Chicago Sun-Times25.49614

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Take ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN, add liberal doses of potboiler melodrama and existential journalist angst, and youve got the foundation for STATE OF PLAY...Movieline "[T]his efficient, admirably coherent thriller about reporters digging down to where politics and murder meet in Washington, D.C., has a wistful air about it..."Variety 3 stars out of 5 -- "STATE OF PLAY is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike the Washington Post."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-crafted political thriller....Several high-caliber performances give the film its vibrancy, under the capable direction of Kevin Macdonald. Crowe is excellent, and Helen Mirren is superb..."USA Today "STATE OF PLAY features handsome production and terrific performances....Mirren has some especially choice moments..."Washington Post "Macdonald and his cast shepherd STATE OF PLAY through a number of surprising twists and turns..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Crowe delivers] a performance of grizzled credibility as a newspaper journalist....STATE OF PLAY is, more than a topical alarm bell, an efficient, pulsating exercise in thriller mechanics."Box Office 4 stars out of 4 -- "This is a smart script...[with] a wealth of twists..."Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's juicy stuff, made juicier by the actors....STATE OF PLAY keeps the twists coming."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] storming thriller....The fesity veteran/rookie relationship is made believable thanks to the actors' spot-on chemistry..."Total Film "Crowe is fantastic as a grizzled, old-school D.C. reporter....The story's twists and switchbacks keep coming." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's very successful, gripping from start to finish..."Uncut25.34434

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Take ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN, add liberal doses of potboiler melodrama and existential journalist angst, and youve got the foundation for STATE OF PLAY...Movieline "[T]his efficient, admirably coherent thriller about reporters digging down to where politics and murder meet in Washington, D.C., has a wistful air about it..."Variety 3 stars out of 5 -- "STATE OF PLAY is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike the Washington Post."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-crafted political thriller....Several high-caliber performances give the film its vibrancy, under the capable direction of Kevin Macdonald. Crowe is excellent, and Helen Mirren is superb..."USA Today "STATE OF PLAY features handsome production and terrific performances....Mirren has some especially choice moments..."Washington Post "Macdonald and his cast shepherd STATE OF PLAY through a number of surprising twists and turns..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Crowe delivers] a performance of grizzled credibility as a newspaper journalist....STATE OF PLAY is, more than a topical alarm bell, an efficient, pulsating exercise in thriller mechanics."Box Office 4 stars out of 4 -- "This is a smart script...[with] a wealth of twists..."Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's juicy stuff, made juicier by the actors....STATE OF PLAY keeps the twists coming."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] storming thriller....The fesity veteran/rookie relationship is made believable thanks to the actors' spot-on chemistry..."Total Film "Crowe is fantastic as a grizzled, old-school D.C. reporter....The story's twists and switchbacks keep coming." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's very successful, gripping from start to finish..."Uncut25.34434

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"Bristling with dangers both corporeal and cerebral, THE DEBT is a superbly crafted espionage thriller packed with Israeli-Nazi score settling."Los Angeles Times "THE DEBT is a highly ambitious film....The film's refusal to simplify complicated moral terrain makes for a compelling tale."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's Chastain who leaves the most significant impression, not least when placing Christensen in a very compromising position."Total Film "[THE DEBT] toggles between two eras in a busy, satisfying way." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Working from a script by Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman, Madden keeps the film's flashback structure intriguing..."Sight and Sound25.22952

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"Bristling with dangers both corporeal and cerebral, THE DEBT is a superbly crafted espionage thriller packed with Israeli-Nazi score settling."Los Angeles Times "THE DEBT is a highly ambitious film....The film's refusal to simplify complicated moral terrain makes for a compelling tale."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's Chastain who leaves the most significant impression, not least when placing Christensen in a very compromising position."Total Film "[THE DEBT] toggles between two eras in a busy, satisfying way." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Working from a script by Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman, Madden keeps the film's flashback structure intriguing..."Sight and Sound25.22952

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"Bristling with dangers both corporeal and cerebral, THE DEBT is a superbly crafted espionage thriller packed with Israeli-Nazi score settling."Los Angeles Times "THE DEBT is a highly ambitious film....The film's refusal to simplify complicated moral terrain makes for a compelling tale."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's Chastain who leaves the most significant impression, not least when placing Christensen in a very compromising position."Total Film "[THE DEBT] toggles between two eras in a busy, satisfying way." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Working from a script by Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman, Madden keeps the film's flashback structure intriguing..."Sight and Sound "[T]he film delivers both as a love story and as an old-fashioned espionage thriller..."Film Comment25.22952

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"Bristling with dangers both corporeal and cerebral, THE DEBT is a superbly crafted espionage thriller packed with Israeli-Nazi score settling."Los Angeles Times "THE DEBT is a highly ambitious film....The film's refusal to simplify complicated moral terrain makes for a compelling tale."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's Chastain who leaves the most significant impression, not least when placing Christensen in a very compromising position."Total Film "[THE DEBT] toggles between two eras in a busy, satisfying way." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Working from a script by Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman, Madden keeps the film's flashback structure intriguing..."Sight and Sound "[T]he film delivers both as a love story and as an old-fashioned espionage thriller..."Film Comment25.22952

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"...[Hawthorne] has a blast....Mirren is marvelous....But the real treat is Everett..." Premiere "...Comedy and tragedy cohere in this extraordinary film....The thrill of Hawthorne's astounding performance is not something you want to miss..." Rolling Stone "...There's much to admire in [Hytner's] splendid screen adaptation....A deft, mischievous, beautifully acted historical drama with exceptionally broad appeal..." New York Times "...[Hawthorne] makes a dignified and affecting monarch....The humor [is] built into this sharp-witted human comedy..." -- Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly "...Brisk, confident direction....It manages the rare feat of being both cinematic and theatrical..." Sight and Sound "...Potent, engrossing and even thrilling to experience....THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE keeps us amused, surprised and delighted..." Los Angeles Times "...Bennett's play, and the direction by Nicholas Hytner, are more lighthearted than analytical, and the performance by Nigel Hawthorne as the ailing king is barbed and yet lovable..." Chicago Sun-Times25.14778

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3 stars out of 4 -- "ARTHURS is a fairly close remake of the great 1981 Dudley Moore movie, with pleasures of its own....The dialogue is well-written -- witty and quick and not clunky."Chicago Sun-Times25.14778

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3 stars out of 4 -- "ARTHURS is a fairly close remake of the great 1981 Dudley Moore movie, with pleasures of its own....The dialogue is well-written -- witty and quick and not clunky."Chicago Sun-Times25.14778

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"As it gleefully smashes boundaries and blurs the line between comedy and melodrama, it dares you to lapse into laughter." New York Times25.10691

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"...EXCALIBUR is exquisite, a near-perfect blend of action, romance, fantasy and philosophy....Finely acted and beautifully filmed..." Variety25.10691

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"[Redford] gives a performance of quiet, riveting intensity..."Rolling Stone "[I]t's a meditation on midlife weaknesses and compensations in which the camera idles for relatively infinite stretches on the handsomely etched faces of serious actors over the age of 45..."Entertainment Weekly "THE CLEARING showcases first-rate, subtle work by three veteran performers....Dafoe captures the submerged anger of a man who feels ignored and invisible, while Redford also does an excellent job of conveying his captor's arrogance..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "THE CLEARING is an intelligent thriller that adroitly explores a longtime marriage..."Los Angeles Times "[D]istinguished by the most forceful Redford performance in a decade."USA Today "[A] superior thriller that depends more on psychology than formula..."Chicago Sun-Times25.10691

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"[With a] satisfying grittiness and vitality....[The film] shows the filmmaker's multi-textured style at its finest."Sight and Sound24.90255

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"...Beautiful....[A] stunning performance by Harrison Ford and first-rate filmmaking by Peter Weir..." Variety "...In addition to Ford's crafty, unsparing ferocity, all the actors in this maelstrom are admirable..." Los Angeles Times24.90255

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"[The actors] speak the language beautifully, finding nuances of humor, feeling and fantasy packed into the prose and poetry of the script."New York Times "Here Prospero becomes Prospera and is magnificently played by Helen Mirren with more ferocity than resignation."Chicago Sun-Times "[Wishaw] has a command of the language that, along with Mirren, sets the film along its proper axis."Movieline "[Mirren is] a remarkable actress and makes for a fine Prospera, at once flinty and determined but with a pulsing parental tenderness she makes evident in lines that lesser actors might throw away."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mirren, striding around like an ageing Glastonbury hipster, leads from the front, while Felicity Jones is an appealing presence as her lovestruck daughter Miranda."Total Film22.53222

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"[The actors] speak the language beautifully, finding nuances of humor, feeling and fantasy packed into the prose and poetry of the script."New York Times "Here Prospero becomes Prospera and is magnificently played by Helen Mirren with more ferocity than resignation."Chicago Sun-Times "[Wishaw] has a command of the language that, along with Mirren, sets the film along its proper axis."Movieline "[Mirren is] a remarkable actress and makes for a fine Prospera, at once flinty and determined but with a pulsing parental tenderness she makes evident in lines that lesser actors might throw away."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mirren, striding around like an ageing Glastonbury hipster, leads from the front, while Felicity Jones is an appealing presence as her lovestruck daughter Miranda."Total Film22.53222

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"[The actors] speak the language beautifully, finding nuances of humor, feeling and fantasy packed into the prose and poetry of the script."New York Times "[Mirren is] a remarkable actress and makes for a fine Prospera, at once flinty and determined but with a pulsing parental tenderness she makes evident in lines that lesser actors might throw away."A.V. Club "[Wishaw] has a command of the language that, along with Mirren, sets the film along its proper axis."Movieline "Here Prospero becomes Prospera and is magnificently played by Helen Mirren with more ferocity than resignation."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mirren, striding around like an ageing Glastonbury hipster, leads from the front, while Felicity Jones is an appealing presence as her lovestruck daughter Miranda."Total Film22.53222

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"[The actors] speak the language beautifully, finding nuances of humor, feeling and fantasy packed into the prose and poetry of the script."New York Times "Here Prospero becomes Prospera and is magnificently played by Helen Mirren with more ferocity than resignation."Chicago Sun-Times "[Wishaw] has a command of the language that, along with Mirren, sets the film along its proper axis."Movieline "[Mirren is] a remarkable actress and makes for a fine Prospera, at once flinty and determined but with a pulsing parental tenderness she makes evident in lines that lesser actors might throw away."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mirren, striding around like an ageing Glastonbury hipster, leads from the front, while Felicity Jones is an appealing presence as her lovestruck daughter Miranda."Total Film22.53221

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Stephen Frears' taut run-through of the week following the demise of The People's Princess sees the bickering royals isolated at Balmoral."Total Film 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE QUEEN is one of the best and liveliest movies of the year -- funny and touching in ways you can't predict."Rolling Stone "How heavy that crown and how very lightly Helen Mirren wears it as queen. With Mr. Frear's gentle guidance, she delivers a performance remarkable in its art and lack of sentimentalism."New York Times Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "[Frears] is devilishly good at springing surprises, political, personal and profound."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "Mirren deserves each and every honor bestowed upon her..."Entertainment Weekly Ranked #5 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."Film Comment 4 stars out of 5 -- "Rightly acclaimed for Helen Mirren's extraordinarily persuasive lead....This is Stephen Frears' best film yet."Uncut "[An] engrossing and unexpectedly penetrating drama....THE QUEEN pays serious attention to how an ancient monarchy operates in a modern country..."Entertainment Weekly Included in Premiere's "10 Best Movies Of The Year" -- "[The film] has as many twists and turns as a great political thriller, and a sly wisdom as well."Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "In its blend of dramatization and news footage, it presents a cannily authentic view of events."Ultimate DVD22.49847

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Stephen Frears' taut run-through of the week following the demise of The People's Princess sees the bickering royals isolated at Balmoral."Total Film 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE QUEEN is one of the best and liveliest movies of the year -- funny and touching in ways you can't predict."Rolling Stone "How heavy that crown and how very lightly Helen Mirren wears it as queen. With Mr. Frear's gentle guidance, she delivers a performance remarkable in its art and lack of sentimentalism."New York Times Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "[Frears] is devilishly good at springing surprises, political, personal and profound."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "Mirren deserves each and every honor bestowed upon her..."Entertainment Weekly Ranked #5 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."Film Comment 4 stars out of 5 -- "Rightly acclaimed for Helen Mirren's extraordinarily persuasive lead....This is Stephen Frears' best film yet."Uncut "[An] engrossing and unexpectedly penetrating drama....THE QUEEN pays serious attention to how an ancient monarchy operates in a modern country..."Entertainment Weekly Included in Premiere's "10 Best Movies Of The Year" -- "[The film] has as many twists and turns as a great political thriller, and a sly wisdom as well."Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "In its blend of dramatization and news footage, it presents a cannily authentic view of events."Ultimate DVD22.49847

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Stephen Frears' taut run-through of the week following the demise of The People's Princess sees the bickering royals isolated at Balmoral."Total Film 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE QUEEN is one of the best and liveliest movies of the year -- funny and touching in ways you can't predict."Rolling Stone "How heavy that crown and how very lightly Helen Mirren wears it as queen. With Mr. Frear's gentle guidance, she delivers a performance remarkable in its art and lack of sentimentalism."New York Times "[An] engrossing and unexpectedly penetrating drama....THE QUEEN pays serious attention to how an ancient monarchy operates in a modern country..."Entertainment Weekly Included in Premiere's "10 Best Movies Of The Year" -- "[The film] has as many twists and turns as a great political thriller, and a sly wisdom as well."Premiere Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "[Frears] is devilishly good at springing surprises, political, personal and profound."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "Mirren deserves each and every honor bestowed upon her..."Entertainment Weekly Ranked #5 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."Film Comment 4 stars out of 5 -- "Rightly acclaimed for Helen Mirren's extraordinarily persuasive lead....This is Stephen Frears' best film yet."Uncut 5 stars out of 5 -- "In its blend of dramatization and news footage, it presents a cannily authentic view of events."Ultimate DVD22.49847

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Smartly directed by Iain Softley, who skips easily from comedy to fantasy to action, INKHEART gets by on a rich cast of supporting characters, a unique and intriguing look, and a good, big scary monster at the end."Empire "Based on Cornelia Funke's popular children's novel, this fantasy adventure saga has appealing moments, striking production design and a strong, mostly British cast."USA Today "The story is a whirl, a jumble, an effusion....There are close calls, weird whispers, amusing throwaway lines, the ditherings of a distractible author, and cartoon violence undertaken by misshapen scary-comic evil henchmen." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The aesthetics of INKHEART are part of what make it such a surprisingly enjoyable experience to watch....Bettany's performance is nothing short of a revelation."Washington Post21.99409

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Smartly directed by Iain Softley, who skips easily from comedy to fantasy to action, INKHEART gets by on a rich cast of supporting characters, a unique and intriguing look, and a good, big scary monster at the end."Empire "Based on Cornelia Funke's popular children's novel, this fantasy adventure saga has appealing moments, striking production design and a strong, mostly British cast."USA Today "The story is a whirl, a jumble, an effusion....There are close calls, weird whispers, amusing throwaway lines, the ditherings of a distractible author, and cartoon violence undertaken by misshapen scary-comic evil henchmen." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The aesthetics of INKHEART are part of what make it such a surprisingly enjoyable experience to watch....Bettany's performance is nothing short of a revelation."Washington Post21.99409

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Smartly directed by Iain Softley, who skips easily from comedy to fantasy to action, INKHEART gets by on a rich cast of supporting characters, a unique and intriguing look, and a good, big scary monster at the end."Empire "Based on Cornelia Funke's popular children's novel, this fantasy adventure saga has appealing moments, striking production design and a strong, mostly British cast."USA Today "The story is a whirl, a jumble, an effusion....There are close calls, weird whispers, amusing throwaway lines, the ditherings of a distractible author, and cartoon violence undertaken by misshapen scary-comic evil henchmen." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The aesthetics of INKHEART are part of what make it such a surprisingly enjoyable experience to watch....Bettany's performance is nothing short of a revelation."Washington Post21.99409

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Smartly directed by Iain Softley, who skips easily from comedy to fantasy to action, INKHEART gets by on a rich cast of supporting characters, a unique and intriguing look, and a good, big scary monster at the end."Empire "Based on Cornelia Funke's popular children's novel, this fantasy adventure saga has appealing moments, striking production design and a strong, mostly British cast."USA Today "The story is a whirl, a jumble, an effusion....There are close calls, weird whispers, amusing throwaway lines, the ditherings of a distractible author, and cartoon violence undertaken by misshapen scary-comic evil henchmen." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The aesthetics of INKHEART are part of what make it such a surprisingly enjoyable experience to watch....Bettany's performance is nothing short of a revelation."Washington Post21.99409

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Smartly directed by Iain Softley, who skips easily from comedy to fantasy to action, INKHEART gets by on a rich cast of supporting characters, a unique and intriguing look, and a good, big scary monster at the end."Empire "Based on Cornelia Funke's popular children's novel, this fantasy adventure saga has appealing moments, striking production design and a strong, mostly British cast."USA Today "The story is a whirl, a jumble, an effusion....There are close calls, weird whispers, amusing throwaway lines, the ditherings of a distractible author, and cartoon violence undertaken by misshapen scary-comic evil henchmen." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The aesthetics of INKHEART are part of what make it such a surprisingly enjoyable experience to watch....Bettany's performance is nothing short of a revelation."Washington Post21.99409

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