Tag Archives: Julie Christie

Afterglow - * * *

Writer-director Alan Rudolph analyzes the deteriorating marriages of two couples in Afterglow. But while he gets a couple of good performances, the end result is as detached and distant as the marriages in the film. Lucky and Phyllis Mann (Nick … Continue reading

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Hamlet - * * * *

Kenneth Branagh delivers an excellent uncut adaptation of William Shakespeare’s most famous play. Branagh directs and stars as Hamlet, the Danish prince. Julie Christie plays Queen Gertrude, and Derek Jacobi is Claudius, Hamlet’s uncle, now king. The casting follows the … Continue reading

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Dragonheart - * 1/2*

An amazing technological achievement is wasted in this rather bland fantasy. Dennis Quaid stars as Sir Bowen, a valorious knight who follows the old code of King Arthur’s round table. He is the tutor for Prince Einon, a bratty little … Continue reading

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