Gemma Arterton

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Interview with Stephen Frears, Part 2

In which we ponder what's wrong with the kids today. PK: So how did you become a filmmaker? SF: Sort of by accident. I worked...
By Peter Keough  |  October 18, 2010

Review: Tamara Drewe

Stephen Frears's witty film version of Posy Simmonds's graphic novel — itself a loose adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 1873 novel Far from the Madding Crowd — hews closely to its immediate source while lightening the tone and adding sly, Hardy-esque deta
Arterton, Evans avoid the madding crowd
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 15, 2010

Review: Prince of Persia: Sands of Time

This, the most artistically successful video game-to-screen translation yet (which isn’t saying much), could have used more of its own magical Sands of Time, which endow the possessor with time-rewinding, mistake-correcting powers.
Acrobatic loner thrust into the arms of a princess
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 04, 2010

Review: Clash of the Titans

It takes a lot of movie magic to reduce some 3000 years of mythology to piffle. After watching this farrago produced by state-of-the-art 3-D and CGI, I’m all for the return of the oral tradition.
Divine badness reigns
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 02, 2010

Review: St. Trinians

Some out-of-work A-list British actors end up at Hogwarts. Others must settle for St. Trinian’s.
Earns a passing a grade
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 16, 2009

Truly Tess

Any film/TV adaptation of Hardy is in fact rare.
Hardy, for once, gets his due
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 29, 2008


Quantum mechanic

Little Solace for Bond fans
Little Solace for Bond fans
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 11, 2008

Autumn peeves

With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008