12 search results for James Ivory

  • Howards End

    Type: Video | Date: Monday, Aug 15, 2016

    E.M. Forsters turnofthecentury account of two sisters and their brother living together in London whose lives become entwined with a wealthy family. Many Oscar nominations including Best Picture!
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    Remembering the Oscar-winning screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013

    We look back at the work of a great writer who stayed out of the limelight
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    The City of Your Final Destination

    Type: Event | Date: Friday, Apr 16, 2010

    Who knew Merchant Ivory would end up doing a "Final Destination" film. Good for them getting outside the box.
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    The Darjeeling Limited (The Criterion Collection)- Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010

    Three estranged American brothers reunite for a meticulously planned, soul-searching train voyage across India, one year after the death of their father
  • Howards End - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009

    One of the best Ismail Merchant/James Ivory films, this adaptation of E. M. Forster's classic 1910 novel shows in careful detail the injuriously rigid British class consciousness of the early 20th century. The film's catalyst is "poor relation" Margaret Schlegel (Emma Thompson), who inherits part of the estate of Ruth Wilcox (Vanessa Redgrave), an upper-class woman whom she had befriended. The film's principal characters are divided by caste: aristocratic industrial Henry Wilcox (Anthony Hopkins); middle-echelon Margaret and her sister Helen (Helena Bonham Carter); and working-class clerk Leonard Bast (Sam West) and his wife (Nicola Duffett). The personal and social conflicts among these characters ultimately result in tragedy for Bast and disgrace for Wilcox, but the film's wider theme remains the need, in the words of the novel's famous epigram, to "only connect" with other people, despite boundaries of gender, class, or petty grievance. Filmed on a proudly modest budget, Howards End offers sets, spectacles, and costumes as lavish as in any historical epic. Nominated for 9 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director, the film took home awards for Thompson as Best Actress, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's adapted screenplay, and Luciana Arrighi's art direction. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
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    Recounting Mike Nichols' climb from comedian to EGOT-winner

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Nov 20, 2014

    'The Graduate' director was no stranger to award ceremony affection
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    Milos Forman wins Lifetime Achievement Award from DGA

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

    The two-time Oscar winner is the 34th recipient of the Guild's top honor
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    'Crouching Tiger,' 'Howards End,' 'Talk to Her': the best of Sony Pictures Classics

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Jun 16, 2014

    With the company's honchos set to be feted at LAFF, we count off their greatest
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    Review: Chris Pine and Denzel Washington are 'Unstoppable' despite Tony Scott's best efforts

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Nov 7, 2010

    Frustrating visual style mars an otherwise excellent action film
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    FOX resurrects 'In Living Color' in special form

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Oct 28, 2011

    Keenen Ivory Wayans will return as host and producer
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