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Begin Again

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • June 27, 2014 8:43 PM
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  • 1 Comment
In ‘Begin Again,’ writer-director Carney has elicited spontaneous performances from an experienced cast—just as he did with the nonprofessional stars of ‘Once’—and has chosen his actors well.

Anna Karenina

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • November 16, 2012 12:55 AM
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  • 4 Comments
I suppose that scholars might dismiss the 1935 MGM production of 'Anna Karenina' starring Greta Garbo as superficial, yet that film lingers in my memory, even though I haven’t seen it in years…whereas I couldn't wait for this new version to end.

A Dangerous Method—movie review

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • November 23, 2011 1:15 AM
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  • 8 Comments
Can a play about personal conflicts in the nascent world of psychiatry at the turn of the 20th century be translated into an effective film? In the hands of playwright/screenwriter Christopher Hampton, director David Cronenberg, and three exceptional actors, the answer is yes. It takes some getting used to, as we don’t often see films that are so dependent on dialogue to express relationships. But if you avoid it because you don’t like “talky” dramas you will miss some of the finest performances of the year.

film review: Never Let Me Go

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 17, 2010 3:59 AM
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  • 3 Comments
I came to this film knowing nothing about it, except that it was based on the highly-acclaimed novel by Kazuo Ishiguru. I had no foreknowledge of its story or premise—and I’m glad.

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