THE SHIPPING NEWS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lasse Hallstrom Stars: Judi Dench, Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett, Pete Postlethwaite, Scott Glenn, Rhys Ifans, Gordon Pinsent. Previous literary adaptations from the potent combination of Miramax and Lasse Hallstrom (Chocolat, The Cider House Rules, etc) have attracted award nominations and critical acclaim, and their latest joint effort will probably be no exception. Based on the acclaimed novel by Annie Proulx, The Shipping News is another example of the beautifully shot, literate adaptation that Miramax does so Continue reading