First-time director Dustin Hoffman knows enough about acting to allow his seasoned British thespians to do their thing by staying out of their way.
Among the big names on this week’s home video list, Gwyneth Paltrow plays an emotionally troubled country singer torn between her husband and a rising young star in “Country Strong.”
This fact-based comedic drama, originally intended to be a stage play, is better than fine — it’s magnificent.
Question: Has the final Harry Potter book been halved for the movie screen for commercial reasons or artistic ones? Answer: Yes.