Tag Archives: Jonathan Pryce

Stigmata - *

Stigmata is a tale of two films. One involves a serious criticism of the Catholic Church as an institution that may interfere with true faith. The other is a flashy, MTV-style remake of The Exorcist. Neither one makes much sense, … Continue reading

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Ronin - * * 1/2*

Ronin takes the concept of the generic spy thriller to new heights. In the post-Cold War atmosphere, it doesn’t matter who the bad guys are (as long as they’re sufficiently bad), nor who the good guys are (as long as … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Never Dies - * *

James Bond is back, but blander than usual. Tomorrow Never Dies is the series’ 18th installment, and one of the series’ more bizarre titles…though not quite as strange as The Living Daylights or the all time A View to a … Continue reading

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Evita - * * * 1/2*

Director Alan Parker’s version of Evita tells the musical story of Argentinian First Lady Eva Peron. Antonio Banderas narrates the story as the acerbic Che, an everyman who wryly comments on the political goings on. Madonna stars as Eva, who … Continue reading

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Carrington - * * 1/2*

A turbulent film about a lifelong love affair between the painter Dora Carrington (Emma Thompson), and the homosexual author Lytton Strachey (Jonathan Pryce). When Carrington (as she prefers to be called) meets Lytton for the first time, she deems him … Continue reading

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