Plain Jane

Review: 'The Heiress'


Although Gerald Gutierrez's direction can't be undervalued, "The Heiress" is not by any stretch "director's theater." This is not new life through hyper-stylization (a la "An Inspector Calls") but…

Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire
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Review: 'Rocky'


If ever a recent offbeat film project had some high-horsepower sponsorship, it's "Rocky." Sylvester Stallone stars in his own screenplay about a minor local boxer who gets a chance to fight a…


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Review: 'Georgy Girl'


The role of a gawky ungainly plain Jane [in this adaptation of the novel by Margaret Forster] is a natural for Lynn Redgrave's talents, and she frequently overwhelms her costars by sheer force of…

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