Tag Archives: Kate Beckinsale

Brokedown Palace - * *

Jonathan Kaplan directs this contemporary drama about two women (Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale) who are caught up in a series of nightmarish events while travelling in Southeast Asia. Bill Pullman is a lawer who works to free them of … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Disco - * * *

It was inevitable that films would take a look back at the disco era. Whit Stillman’s comedy-drama The Last Days of Disco is in the first nostalgic volley, with more to come later. However, filled with good characters, and sharp … Continue reading

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Shooting Fish - * *

Stefan Schwartz directs this con-game comedy from his own script… a script has a few good idea, but which is overwhelmed by problems. Dylan (Dan Futterman) and Jez (Stuart Townsend) are a pair of hard working con artists seeking to … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort Farm - * * 1/2*

This satire of the traditional English period drama is a mixed bag. Flora Poste (Kate Beckinsale) is the rich young woman forced to live with her hard working relatives, the Starkadders. However, unlike others in her situation, she relishes the … Continue reading

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