Rhys Ifans

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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

There's only one story, says the teacher near the end of this take-two of the Spider-Man franchise: who am I?
Only one story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 06, 2012
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Review: Anonymous

For most folks, if Shakespeare didn't write those plays, it wouldn't be the end of the world. Nor does it seem a likely topic for Roland Emmerich, whose films usually are about the end of the world.
Absurd entertainment
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 28, 2011

Review: Mr. Nice

Rhys Ifans is hilarious, and sexy as hell, in Bernard Rose's Blow -like true story of the crazy life of Howard Marks.
Rhys Ifans joins the cinematic rogues' gallery
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  September 09, 2011

Review: Greenberg

Why does she put up with him? Why, for that matter, should anyone in the audience?
A spurious man
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 26, 2010

Review: Pirate Radio

A rusty, red-painted trawler bobs in the waves of the North Atlantic. Inside is a claustrophobic warren of rooms: tiny, brine-smelling bunks, a well-stocked bar, and, crucially, a broadcast booth, its shelves crammed with the latest 45s and LPs, its turn
Richard Curtis’s boat rocks
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 13, 2009

The Peth | The Golden Mile

Rock drummers, like lumberjacks and insult comics, aren’t known for subtlety, as we typically observe from their solo albums and side projects.
Strangetown (2008)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  November 24, 2008


Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties

In Tim Hill’s wretched sequel, Garfield and Odie sneak along when their Ryan Seacrest–like owner, Jon, travels to England to pop the question to his equally chipper girlfriend. Watch the trailer for Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties (QuickTime)
Why is Garfield computer-generated while Odie is a real dog?
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  June 14, 2006