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Film, "Morning Glory": Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford light up a morning TV show

"Morning Glory": Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford light up a morning TV show

In the climax of Morning Glory, Rachel McAdams is dressed in a flesh-colored, diaphanous cocktail dress, its halter top and tight bodice giving way to spilling tulle. This is the kind of dress a screen heroine wears when a slow-building…
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Film, Enduring Creepiness

Enduring Creepiness

There is something very important to know about Enduring Love that is not apparent from the title: It's a thriller. More specifically, it's a creepy, twisted, overproduced, and often intelligent psychological thriller with an ending all too loyal to the…
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Film, Mother Courage

Mother Courage

The first exceptional drama of 2004 is here, and it only took, what, five months? Perhaps unsurprisingly, The Mother comes from British writer Hanif Kureishi, who penned the gritty, South Asian-in-London marvels My Beautiful Laundrette and My Son the Fanatic.…
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Film, Peace at a Price

Peace at a Price

Whatever one might believe about the past centuries of English oppression of the Irish, one thing is sure: No matter how raw a deal they've gotten in real life, the Irish haven't been shortchanged on the screen. From the Easter…
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