| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Dylan Thomas knew the transcendent power of great art: "The world is never the same," he famously said, "once a good poem has been added to it." The world, it has to be said, does not look terribly different after viewing "Set Fire to the Stars," a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In person, Welsh actor Matthew Rhys is charmingly evasive. Rather than offering long-winded answers about himself, Rhys is just as likely to respond to a question with another question, a tendency which makes it easier to understand how he effortlessly...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Keira Knightley is used to early wake-up calls. The actress has a penchant for period films, and it takes a while to get tied into a corset.
But on the set of the modern-day romance "Begin Again," the British star's call time was decidedly later than on...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The British are coming!
To the attention of the U.S. film industry, that is.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Tuesday that it would launch “Brits to Watch: The Screenings,” a showcase of up-and-coming film talent...
| Jul 15, 2009
| 2:19 PM
She's a sultry big-band singer. He's a poet of growing repute.
They were lovers, once. Now, they meet again. It's 1940, there's a war on and he's married.
The Edge of Love, now on DVD, is a wartime romance, a love triangle involving the poet Dylan...
| Mar 13, 2009
"The Edge of Love" has, as they say, all the tools, all the elements that usually make for success. It ought to be coaxing superlatives from all and sundry, but instead it leaves a bitter, unsatisfying aftertaste that lingers in the mind.