Tag: Cate Blanchett

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Posted May 15, 2010

It’s summer movie season again!

The problem with a Robin Hood movie is that it inevitably draws comparisons to the story we know and the Kevin Costner version we all grew up with.

The Missing

The Missing

Posted June 29, 2009

I’m not gonna lie, I don’t remember a thing about this movie. I remember being curious to see it. I know that I like Cate Blanchett a lot. And then when I go back to move all of my reviews over to my new blog, there’s The Missing in my list with a 2 star rating no review.

A Hollywood Elusive

Posted February 1, 2009

With all Cate Blanchett has on her plate—three young boys, a three-stage theater, and a global acting career—she might be forgiven the occasional emotional outburst or diva-like moment. Instead, the author encounters a Hollywood anomaly: a star who doesn’t do drama offscreen, whose only hint of domestic conflict is her husband’s threat to divorce her if she gets cosmetic surgery, and whose latest role, as Brad Pitt’s soulmate in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, has her focused on aging and death. When David Fincher first saw Cate Blanchett play the Virgin Queen, a decade ago, he was stunned. “I […]