Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"Anna Karenina:" Beautiful but Boring

Review Summary: Ann and Les thought that this was absolutely gorgeous cinematically, but it was not enough to save the dull story by Leo Tolstoy.

Plot: In this retelling of Tolstoy's classic 19th century Russian romance, aristocratic Anna becomes a social outcast for choosing a dashing young count over her stuffy, old husband. (Runtime 129 minutes).

Director: Joe Wright

Writer: Tom Stoppard*

Starring: Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson

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