Tag: Colin Firth

BR: Month in the Country, A (1987)

BR: Month in the Country, A (1987)

September 26, 2015 | By

After the success of Cal (1984), director pat O’Connor shifted to a film version of J.L. Carr’s quiet bromance A Month in the Country, in which two WWI vets strike up a moving friendship and attempt to move on with life in spite of lingering trauma from life in the trenches…

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A Fever Pitch with Rita, Sue, and Bob, Too

A Fever Pitch with Rita, Sue, and Bob, Too

January 4, 2015 | By

Reviews of Twilight Time’s Blu-ray editions of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch (1997) and Alan Clarke’s Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987) + KQEK.com’s podcasts come to iTunes!

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BR: Fever Pitch (1997)

BR: Fever Pitch (1997)

January 4, 2015 | By

Most North Americans are likely familiar with the 2005 American remake of Fever Pitch which substituted baseball for soccer, but the original British version of Nick Hornby’s autobiographical novel (adapted by the author) is a unique animal that doesn’t really make a huge effort to smoothen or tone down the sports fanaticism of Paul nor the whys of his improbably union with fellow teacher Sarah…

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