Love in the Mirror

Love in the Mirror had its world premiere at the 1999 Toronto Film Festival and played in Italy shortly thereafter. It doesn't seem to have found international distribution since then, which will surprise no one who sees it.  ...

Mansfield Park

Suggested reading: Mansfield Park: authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism (1998), Jane Austen The Friendly Jane Austen: A Well Mannered Introduction to a Lady of Sense & Sensibility (1999), Natalie C. Tyler The author's Inheritance: Henry Fielding,  ...

The Perfect Storm

In October 1991, Hurricane Grace collided with a Canadian low pressure center and a cold front off the New England coast. This freakish combination of forces produced what meteorologists called "The Perfect Storm" – a Force 12 monster packing  ...

Rosie

Aranka Coppens, a natural on the screen, plays 13-year-old Rosie, a Belgian girl whose vivid imagination holds our interest throughout this intense and lovely film. Rosie is trying to make sense out of her life and Patrice Toye's debut  ...

Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love has been lavished with an extraordinarily talented creative group. CV loved director John Madden's earlier films, Mrs. Brown and the sadly underrated, extremely powerful Ethan Frome, both rather serious films. Here Mr. Madden brings his skills  ...

The Skulls

The Order of the Skull and Bones is a secret society founded at Yale University in the early 1800's. Legend has it that only 15 students per year are plucked from the top ranks of the junior class to  ...

Sunset Boulevard

Even fifty years ago, it seems Hollywood's best days were already behind it. Los Angeles is a city that has been haunted by its past for nearly the entire length of its existence, and Sunset Boulevard is still its  ...

The Third Miracle

In The Third Miracle, director Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa, The Secret Garden) attempts to breathe new life into a character that has never worked very well anyway – the Catholic priest torn by religious doubt. Father Frank Shore (Ed  ...