Review: ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Finds the Delight of It

Dev Patel stars in director Armando Iannucci’s fresh new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ venerable novel.  First published in 1850, Charles Dickens’ eighth novel incorporated a number of events and characters from his own life, to the extent that it’s been … Continue reading Review: ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Finds the Delight of It

Review: ‘Four Kids and It,’ Appealing, Robust Adventures, and Charm to Boot

Paula Patton, Matthew Goode, Russell Brand and Michael Caine’s voice star in the family film, directed by Andy De Emmony.  Ros (Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen) loves books. Smash (Ahsley Aufderheide) throws rocks. They are both 13 years of age. Otherwise, they don’t … Continue reading Review: ‘Four Kids and It,’ Appealing, Robust Adventures, and Charm to Boot