Timothy Spall

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Review: The Damned United

If you’re looking for an insufferable-underdog tall tale, then avoid director Tom Hooper’s soccer (er, football) drama.
No underdog tale here
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 16, 2009

Cheese Danish

Hamlet variations we'd like to see
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 19, 2008

Fools rush in

If you think Helena Bonham Carter, Julian Sands, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, and Judi Dench are all hopelessly overrated, then WGBH/ITV has your TV movie.
WGBH remakes A Room with a View
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 09, 2008

Close shave

If it weren’t for his beloved turn as Jack Sparrow in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, Johnny Depp would best be known as the cinematic alter ego of Tim Burton.
Tim Burton’s latest is bloody good
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 18, 2007

Well hung

Gus Van Sant’s arresting first feature, the 1985 Mala Noche , was a raw, libidinous tale of homosexual desire.
Mala Noche and Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 13, 2007