Tag Archives: Rupert Everett

The Next Best Thing - * 1/2*

Madonna plays a single woman who has a baby with her gay best friend (Rupert Everett). Five years later, when she moves on to other romances, a nasty custody battle ensues. Suzanne Krull, Benjamin Bratt, Illeana Douglas, Stacy Edwards, Josef … Continue reading

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Inspector Gadget - *

It’s no secret that Disney movies have become increasingly formulaic over the years. It is a trend that worked (mostly) well with their animation division, because…well, their animated films were good to begin with. However, their live-action fare hasn’t fared … Continue reading

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An Ideal Husband - * * * 1/2*

A delightful adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s play, An Ideal Husband can describe both a potential and a myth. With wonderful use of wordplay, thoroughly enjoyable characters, and one singularly outstanding performance, this period comedy ranks as one of the best … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream - * * *

Not to be confused with all those other Midsummer Night’s Dreams out there, William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an adaptation of, you guessed it, William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy. Boasting a star-studded cast, Michael Hoffman’s adaptation is mostly faithful … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Wedding - * * *

People bursting out in song. It’s not the sort of thing that you expect in a non-musical, yet it happens quite often in My Best Friend’s Wedding, and exemplifies the type of movie that it is: Light and frothy, enjoyable … Continue reading

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Cemetery Man - *

Cemetery Man is a very, very strange film that can’t ever find a consistent mood, and ends up being a spotty and repetitive black comedy. Rupert Everett is Francesco Delamorte, a graveyard watchman, who, along with his trusty henchman Gnaghi … Continue reading

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