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Caryn James

Keira Knightley In An 'Anna Karenina' Cold As A Russian Winter

  • By Caryn James
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  • November 14, 2012 9:03 AM
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With its snowy landscapes, sumptuous costumes and old-world aura, Anna Karenina is as pretty as a holiday window – and just about as lively and surprising. Placing Tolstoy’s enduring story of a married woman’s deadly, passionate infidelity in a theatrical setting – nearly all the action takes place in a theater -- is a disappointing  gamble by the director Joe Wright, even with a screenplay by the usually incomparable Tom Stoppard.

Jude Law, Nicholas Cage and Jesus in the Non-Fallon SNL Sketches

  • By Caryn James
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  • December 18, 2011 12:24 PM
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The Jimmy Fallon episode of SNL was terrific and crowded with guests, but he can’t do everything himself. There was room for some very funny non-Fallon sketches.

Robert Downey and Jude Law in Joyful, Sparkling Sherlock Holmes

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  • December 14, 2011 10:53 AM
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Poor Watson, a smart guy fated to look dim next to his brilliant best friend, Sherlock, and often underused on screen the way Robert Sean Leonard is as Wilson on House (as the series’ creator has often said, Wilson is Watson to House’s Holmes).  The bright twist in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is that Jude Law’s devoted yet savvy Watson is at least as important as Robert Downey’s smartass Holmes.

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