Archives for December 10, 2006

Give Judi Dench a Nomination for “Notes on a Scandal”

Watch out. Here comes Notes on a Scandal. And what Hannibal Lecter was for Anthony Hopkins, Barbara Covett is for Dame Judi Dench.Yikes, what a nasty bit of business this movie is. Count Barbara Covett up there with Tom Ripley on the chart of Malevolent Devils. She's not nearly as clever as Ripley, but her heart is oh so cold.It'll be some time before I can write up a review on this, but let me give you a bit of caution... … [Read more...]