Tag: Stephen Frears

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ is a perfectly charming, expectedly typical biopic

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ is a perfectly charming, expectedly typical biopic

Every year, British film studios treat American audiences to a bevy of multiple period pieces that pervade cinemas come Oscar season. Studios like BBC Films, Film4, BFI, Pathé and Working Title all have their stake in this massive market of films, including such Oscar-winners like “The Theory of Everything,” “The Danish Girl,” “The King’s Speech” […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ is the more lighthearted side to this story

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ is the more lighthearted side to this story

Let’s be real here at this point, films led by Meryl Streep have almost become a cliché in their intentions. No matter how charming or funny or heartfelt “Florence Foster Jenkins” is, it’s clear that the main reason that super-studio Paramount Pictures chose to release this British indie is that there was a good chance […]

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