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Review: Quartet (Life and Love in the Later Years)

8:41 PM 12/19/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Dustin Hoffman’s Quartet is a quick and charming story of late life revival, so surprisingly lithe you’d hardly believe it was a directorial debut. Like an upscale Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Quartet begins with a retirement home, but this home is made more auspicious by its residents, each of whom is a retired musician—and not just any fiddler or chanteuse, but Europe’s cream of the symphonic crop.

Exclusive Character Art From Pixar's 'Brave' – has your exclusive first look at new character art of The Lords in Pixar's Brave , opening in theaters on June 22. You can check out the art and descriptions below and you can click on the images for bigger versions! 3 years 27 weeks ago via brucelee


Posted May 2nd, 2012 by Binh Ngo

A quartet puts on a show every year to celebrate the birthday of one of its members at a home for retired opera singers. However, this year, someone arrives and disrupts this tradition.


Weinstein Company Acquiring Dustin Hoffman-Directed 'Quartet' – EXCLUSIVE: The Weinstein Company is negotiating to acquire U.S. and Latin America distribution rights to Quartet, the Dustin Hoffman-directed comedy that stars Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Michael Gambon and Pauline Collins. The script was written by Ronald Harwood. The deal is upwards of $3 million, I’m hearing. This was a stealth pursuit by TWC’s Harvey Weinstein and David Glasser, but that cover was blown when an acquisition screening scheduled for this evening was abruptly scrapped, with rumors that a buyer paid $4 million for the film. 3 years 29 weeks ago via brucelee

'Brave' trailer: Meet Princess Merida's triplet brothers – Princess Merida introduces her triplet brothers in a new trailer for Brave. 3 years 31 weeks ago via jetli

Yes, The Pizza Planet Truck Is In Brave, And That’s Not All

Pizza Truck – There are lots of Pixar traditions, from the regular casting of John Ratzenberger to the repeated appearance of A113, the number of the classroom where John Lasseter studied at CalArts. One such recurring Easter Egg is the Pizza Planet truck, as first featured in Toy Story. There’s been some speculation as to whether or not this truck will appear in Brave, it being a period picture set in a Scotland of some not-entirely-distinct-but-seriously-pre-motor-vehicles past.

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Pixar's 'Brave': Meet the 'cast'! – EW exclusive! Animation studio's fairy tale arrives June 22; get your first look at four character posters 3 years 33 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Official 'Brave' Site Updated with New Character Downloads – Disney/Pixar has updated the official site for Brave with new character profiles that include downloads for desktops and mobile devices. You can grab them by clicking here or on the image below! 3 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

Japanese Trailer and Poster for Pixar's Brave – Disney Japan has released a new trailer and poster for Pixar's Brave which you can view below. Opening in 3D and 2D theaters in North America on June 22, the animated adventure features the voices of Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly, Julie Walters, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson and Robbie Coltrane. 3 years 37 weeks ago via brucelee

Check Out the First 'Brave' TV Spot – On the heels of the release of the new trailer arrives, via , the first TV spot for the Disney/Pixar film. 3 years 38 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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