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"...Pure pleasure....The film is extravagantly, mercilessly funny....[A] thrilling one-of-a-kind film..." Rolling Stone "...A film both eloquently impish and brilliant....A jewel of a movie, a work of high literacy, bawdy good spirits, blazing wit, bizarre charm and eerie suspense..." Los Angeles Times "Conceptually and intellectually....This stands its ground handily..." Premiere60.90311

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"...Dominated by an intellectual, puzzle-making mood..."Sight and Sound "...Fassbinder's elegant, comic, purposely precious film version [of Nabokov's book] adapted by the playwright Tom Stoppard, who has been inspired Nabokov to attain new heights of splendid lunacy, and acted by Dirk Bogarde, who gives one of the wittiest performances of his entire career..."New York Times1.111744

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"...[Greene's novel has been] adapted with extraordinary skill by Tom Stoppard....Fascinating..."New York Times "...An overlooked gem." -- Rating: BEntertainment Weekly0.870542

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"...Dominated by an intellectual, puzzle-making mood..."Sight and Sound "...Fassbinder's elegant, comic, purposely precious film version [of Nabokov's book] adapted by the playwright Tom Stoppard, who has been inspired Nabokov to attain new heights of splendid lunacy, and acted by Dirk Bogarde, who gives one of the wittiest performances of his entire career..."New York Times "An unlikely meeting of two radically different sensibilities, Fassbinder's 1978 film transforms Nabokov's arch 1934 pastiche of Dostoevsky and dime-store mysteries to his own ends....Oddly affecting."Film Comment "[I]f ever there was a supergroup film it was DESPAIR....What collected fame!"Sight and Sound0.840739

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"...To see Crowe as Capt. Jack Aubrey in MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD is to see a consummate performer doing what he does best..." Los Angeles Times "...The battle sequences are filmed with impressive coherence and rigor..."New York Times "...[A] masterful and commanding film....A story in full billow..." Entertainment Weekly "...A rousing high-seas adventure that sweeps you into another world..." Rolling Stone "[I]t's the film's thoughtful use of naturalism as metaphor and plot device that gives MASTER AND COMMANDER a sense of Tom Stoppard-like, upscale intelligence." Sight and Sound "[T]his is a plain old good movie.it ought to find fans among the young and the old and both genders."USA Today "[A]n intelligent movie about men tested by the sea. Director Peter Weir mounts an impressive production..."Chicago Sun-Times "[I]t's a wonderfully vivid journey to a distant time and place." Movieline's Hollywood Life "The detailed depiction of shipboard life is total and overwhelming." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's all about sweeping views of 1700s battleships, tropical islands speckled across the horizon and weather-beaten shots of Russell Crowe."Ultimate DVD0.3264532

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"...To see Crowe as Capt. Jack Aubrey in MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD is to see a consummate performer doing what he does best..." Los Angeles Times "...The battle sequences are filmed with impressive coherence and rigor..."New York Times "...[A] masterful and commanding film....A story in full billow..." Entertainment Weekly "...A rousing high-seas adventure that sweeps you into another world..." Rolling Stone "[I]t's the film's thoughtful use of naturalism as metaphor and plot device that gives MASTER AND COMMANDER a sense of Tom Stoppard-like, upscale intelligence." Sight and Sound "[T]his is a plain old good movie.it ought to find fans among the young and the old and both genders."USA Today "[A]n intelligent movie about men tested by the sea. Director Peter Weir mounts an impressive production..."Chicago Sun-Times "[I]t's a wonderfully vivid journey to a distant time and place." Movieline's Hollywood Life "The detailed depiction of shipboard life is total and overwhelming." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's all about sweeping views of 1700s battleships, tropical islands speckled across the horizon and weather-beaten shots of Russell Crowe."Ultimate DVD0.3264532

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"...A rousing high-seas adventure that sweeps you into another world..."Rolling Stone "[A]n intelligent movie about men tested by the sea. Director Peter Weir mounts an impressive production..."Chicago Sun-Times "...[A] masterful and commanding film....A story in full billow..."Entertainment Weekly "[T]his is a plain old good movie.it ought to find fans among the young and the old and both genders."USA Today "[I]t's a wonderfully vivid journey to a distant time and place."Movieline's Hollywood Life "The detailed depiction of shipboard life is total and overwhelming."Uncut "...To see Crowe as Capt. Jack Aubrey in MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD is to see a consummate performer doing what he does best..."Los Angeles Times "...The battle sequences are filmed with impressive coherence and rigor..."New York Times "[I]t's the film's thoughtful use of naturalism as metaphor and plot device that gives MASTER AND COMMANDER a sense of Tom Stoppard-like, upscale intelligence."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's all about sweeping views of 1700s battleships, tropical islands speckled across the horizon and weather-beaten shots of Russell Crowe."Ultimate DVD0.3264532

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"It's a testament to the strength of the performances and of Wright's staging that the film retains its emotional urgency."Sight and Sound 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]hanks to director Joe Wright, ANNA KARENINA lifts off into the wild blue of the imagination..."Rolling Stone "It is risky and ambitious enough to count as an act of artistic hubris, and confident enough to triumph on its own slightly -- wonderfully -- crazy terms."New York Times "From a filmmaking perspective, it's a gorgeous shadowbox of a production, filmed largely in a single location..."Movieline 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] masterpiece of moving pieces, a dizzying and obscenely beautiful film that boils down Tolstoy's text to its most basic elements by making literal the theater of high society."Box Office "[An] ingenious, intoxicating adaptation of Leo Tolstoys novel, in which the authors dense tale of love, adultery, politics and aristocratic manners has been brilliantly re-imagined as light opera."Washington Post "[A] new adaptation that streamlines the backpack-breaking novel, and most audaciously, stages its action as a stage production that doesnt attempt to hide its own theatricality."A.V. Club "[Stoppard] supplies an excellently clean, delicately balanced script."Entertainment Weekly0.3243744

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"...Style and subject are ideally matched....[Rush] is increasingly superb..."Sight and Sound "...A romance of exuberant theatricality and wit....Infused with the lifeblood of Shakespeare's passion..." -- Rating: AEntertainment Weekly "...An inspired re-imagining of history and deft look at the relationship between art and life..."Box Office "You can't miss with a movie that speaks the language of love with such hot-blooded delight....[SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE] spins delicious magic..." Rolling Stone "...One of the year's smartest and funniest comedies..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...It soars freely into the realm of invention, wittily weaving Shakespearean language and emotion into an intoxicatingly glamorous romance..."New York Times "...Smoothly executed....[Fiennes] has the burning eyes and brooding demeanor appropriate for a lover, and he and Paltrow, flourishing once again under a British accent and doing her best work since EMMA, have a winning chemistry..."Los Angeles Times0.2867092

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"...Style and subject are ideally matched....[Rush] is increasingly superb..."Sight and Sound "...A romance of exuberant theatricality and wit....Infused with the lifeblood of Shakespeare's passion..." -- Rating: AEntertainment Weekly "...An inspired re-imagining of history and deft look at the relationship between art and life..."Box Office "You can't miss with a movie that speaks the language of love with such hot-blooded delight....[SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE] spins delicious magic..." Rolling Stone "...One of the year's smartest and funniest comedies..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...It soars freely into the realm of invention, wittily weaving Shakespearean language and emotion into an intoxicatingly glamorous romance..."New York Times "...Smoothly executed....[Fiennes] has the burning eyes and brooding demeanor appropriate for a lover, and he and Paltrow, flourishing once again under a British accent and doing her best work since EMMA, have a winning chemistry..."Los Angeles Times0.2867092

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"You can't miss with a movie that speaks the language of love with such hot-blooded delight....[SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE] spins delicious magic..." Rolling Stone "...Style and subject are ideally matched....[Rush] is increasingly superb..." Sight and Sound "...A romance of exuberant theatricality and wit....Infused with the lifeblood of Shakespeare's passion..." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...One of the year's smartest and funniest comedies..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...It soars freely into the realm of invention, wittily weaving Shakespearean language and emotion into an intoxicatingly glamorous romance..." New York Times "...An inspired re-imagining of history and deft look at the relationship between art and life..." Box Office "...Smoothly executed....[Fiennes] has the burning eyes and brooding demeanor appropriate for a lover, and he and Paltrow, flourishing once again under a British accent and doing her best work since EMMA, have a winning chemistry..." Los Angeles Times0.2867092

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"...Style and subject are ideally matched....[Rush] is increasingly superb..."Sight and Sound "...A romance of exuberant theatricality and wit....Infused with the lifeblood of Shakespeare's passion..." -- Rating: AEntertainment Weekly "...An inspired re-imagining of history and deft look at the relationship between art and life..."Box Office "You can't miss with a movie that speaks the language of love with such hot-blooded delight....[SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE] spins delicious magic..." Rolling Stone "...One of the year's smartest and funniest comedies..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...It soars freely into the realm of invention, wittily weaving Shakespearean language and emotion into an intoxicatingly glamorous romance..."New York Times "...Smoothly executed....[Fiennes] has the burning eyes and brooding demeanor appropriate for a lover, and he and Paltrow, flourishing once again under a British accent and doing her best work since EMMA, have a winning chemistry..."Los Angeles Times0.2867092

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"...Style and subject are ideally matched....[Rush] is increasingly superb..."Sight and Sound "...A romance of exuberant theatricality and wit....Infused with the lifeblood of Shakespeare's passion..." -- Rating: AEntertainment Weekly "...An inspired re-imagining of history and deft look at the relationship between art and life..."Box Office "You can't miss with a movie that speaks the language of love with such hot-blooded delight....[SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE] spins delicious magic..." Rolling Stone "...One of the year's smartest and funniest comedies..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...It soars freely into the realm of invention, wittily weaving Shakespearean language and emotion into an intoxicatingly glamorous romance..."New York Times "...Smoothly executed....[Fiennes] has the burning eyes and brooding demeanor appropriate for a lover, and he and Paltrow, flourishing once again under a British accent and doing her best work since EMMA, have a winning chemistry..."Los Angeles Times0.2867092

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"...BRAZIL, a jaunty, wittily observed vision of an extremely bleak future, is a superb example of the power of comedy to underscore serious ideas, even solemn ones....Ambitious visual style..."New York Times "...It's rich in irony, steeped in surrealism and touched with genius....Easily one of the greatest movies of the '80s..."Total Film "...Gilliam creates this dehumanizing universe with demented wit, sane anger and the most eye-popping visuals since METROPOLIS..."Rolling Stone "...Landmark retro-future tragicomedy..." -- Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly "...It's a knockout..."Los Angeles Times "...Hugely inventive..."Sight and Sound0.202734

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"...BRAZIL, a jaunty, wittily observed vision of an extremely bleak future, is a superb example of the power of comedy to underscore serious ideas, even solemn ones....Ambitious visual style..."New York Times "...It's rich in irony, steeped in surrealism and touched with genius....Easily one of the greatest movies of the '80s..."Total Film "...Gilliam creates this dehumanizing universe with demented wit, sane anger and the most eye-popping visuals since METROPOLIS..."Rolling Stone "...Landmark retro-future tragicomedy..." -- Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly "...It's a knockout..."Los Angeles Times "...Hugely inventive..."Sight and Sound "Gilliam's belief in the evil of banality is on full display here, made all the more dazzling by Norman Garwood and Maggie Gray's Oscar-nominated art direction." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.202734

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