Tag Archives: Nigel Hawthorne

The Winslow Boy - * * * 1/2*

David Mamet directs his adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s play based on the real-life story about a naval cadet who is accused of stealing a 5 shilling postal note, and the dire consequences extracted from the family who beleives him. Nigel … Continue reading

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Madeline - * * *

This adaptation of Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic children’s book, Madeline, is mostly faithful to the original. Unfortunately, the alterations are the film’s weakest link. Hatty Jones stars as the title character, an orphaned girl adopted by the church, and attending a … Continue reading

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The Twelfth Night - * * 1/2*

The latest adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is light but entertaining. Imogen Stubbs stars as Viola, who, shipwrecked in a foreign land, assumes the guise of Cesario. As Cesario, she finds employment in the court of the local Count Orsino … Continue reading

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