Eddie Redmayne

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Nov 17 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

It’s hard not to see Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as anything other than a family film capable of inspiring us to be our better selves while helping those in need. After all, author J. K. Rowling penned seven Harry Potter novels about this very notion; why would her first screenwriting effort be […]
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Dec 11 2015

The Danish Girl

I wasn’t exactly on the bandwagon with Eddie Redmayne’s bid for Oscar last year (which he won) with his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything”. Not to be a contrarian, but the character felt more polished than the coveted statue it earned him. A fine performance, sure, but if we’re comparing apples to apples, Benedict […]
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Dec 24 2012

Les Misérables

(This review was originally published on December 24, 2012 at Reel Film News) It doesn’t require a love of the theatre – or necessarily even a like of it – to be completely consumed by this adaptation of “Les Misérables”, which is the most moving piece of musical cinema I’ve seen in some time. By […]
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Dec 19 2012

Les Miserables

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on December 19, 2012.) In 1990, my father bought my two older sisters and me tickets to Les Misérables at the National Theater in Washington, D.C. as consolation for the middle sibling being jilted by her Sadie Hawkins date that day. As I recall, it was an […]
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Nov 23 2011

My Week With Marilyn

(This review was originally published on November 23, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) Has anyone ever really gotten the Marilyn Monroe biopic thing right? Not in my opinion. But even Mira Sorvino’s depiction of the platinum blonde bombshell opposite Ashley Judd’s innocent but tragically scarred alter ego in the 1996 HBO movie “Norma Jean and […]
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