Michael Apted

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Review: 56 Up

56 Up  is still moving and philosophic, though not as exciting as earlier episodes, which had more drama.
Upwardly immobile
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 08, 2013

Amazing Grace

Michael Apted’s stirring if conventional bio-pic of 18th-century British abolitionist William Wilberforce offers rum, funneled into anti-slavery PM William Pitt the Younger, and sugar, in the form of the hero’s adoring wife, Barbara.
Polite under fire
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  February 21, 2007

49 Up

“It’s like real-life TV,” says one of the subjects of Michael Apted’s 49 Up, his latest in the series of “7 Up” films that started in 1964. Watch the trailer for 49 Up  (QuickTime)
Morbidly pleasurable
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 04, 2006