Tag Archives: Judi Dench

The World is Not Enough - * *

Pierce Brosnan will return as Bond in the 19th installment in the franchise. Michael Apted is set to direct from a script written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade. Denise Richards will play Dr. Christmas Jones, a nuclear weapons expert. … Continue reading

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Tea With Mussolini - [No Tickets]

Franco Zeffirelli directs this autobiographical comedy about a young boy (Baird Wallace) left in the care of three eccentric British women (Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith and Judi Dench), and a frequently widowed Jewish-American millionairess (Cher) in Tuscany from 1936 to … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Love - * * * 1/2*

Shakespeare in Love is a delightful romantic comedy with a literary twist. A fictionalized account of a few months of Shakespeare’s life, the film manages to humanize the greatest English writer of all time, and delivers a splendid time while … 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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Mrs. Brown - * * *

Mrs. Brown is an enjoyable and humorous period piece focusing on the out of the ordinary friendship between Queen Victoria and a Scottish highlander. After the death of her husband, Prince Albert, Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) retreated from public life … Continue reading

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