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The Lion in Winter (1968) Directed by Anthony Harvey "Did the Channel part for you?" A film, yes, but also a towering, regal monument to the healing power of sarcasm and sniping, the things that keep us sane, from which life, dreams, are made. Intelligence curdles into bitterness and every smile is a box of knives in this most voluptuous Christmas film. The Lion in Winter centers on a never-better Katharine Hepburn, winsome in her venom,...
Rules Don't Apply Directed by Warren Beatty Opens November 23 With Rules Don't Apply, 79-year-old Warren Beatty directs his fifth feature film, officially tying the number of Dobie Gillis episodes he appeared in. That's scarcely less than the seven feature films Beatty has acted in during my lifetime, four of which he directed; at this point, Terrence Malick has become a significantly more prolific presence on the cinematic landscape of the past forty years. There's a kind...