Posts Tagged: Rebecca Hall

How Tom Stoppard Solves A Problem Like 'Parade's End'

Tom Stoppard has likened screenwriting to writing left-handed, and while by this standard we have plenty of ambidextrous playwrights, few have displayed such a versatile command as he has. Stoppard's screenwriting credits have ranged from prestige adaptations of Nabokov, Graham Greene, and Tolstoy to writing several drafts of Terry Gilliam's Brazil and much of the dialogue in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. (Tony Kushner hasn't done that.)

Stoppard's latest project is Parade's End, a BBC/HBO 5-hour miniseries airing this week (it began yesterday) starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall. The series is based on a quartet of novels by Ford Madox Ford set in the years surrounding the First [...]


Performances By Actors Doing Woody Allen Impressions In Woody Allen Movies, In Ascending Order Of Quality

16. Jason Biggs, Anything Else 15. Kenneth Branagh, Celebrity

14. Larry David, Whatever Works

13. Scarlett Johansson, Scoop 12. Michael J. Fox, Don't Drink The Water 11. Will Ferrell, Melinda and Melinda