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EMILY WATSON

Testament of Youth (2014)

Similar to last year’s The Railway Man, the awards season wouldn't be complete without a war epic.  Originally slated to be released as part of the UK’s World War I celebrations, the adaptation of the first installment of Vera Brittain’s…

The Book Thief (2014)

There is a moving, beautifully-filmed story about a handsome young German girl struggling for her life, and to come of age, through an unlikely bond with a young Jewish refugee during the death throes of the Third Reich. This isn't it.…

Anna Karenina (2012)

A miss is as good as a mile After a helter-skelter, but always ambitious, progress from classic to uplift, then pop action with Pride and Prejudice, then Atonement, then The Soloist, and finally Hanna, Joe Wright has gone back to…

War Horse (2011)

When people saw the first trailer of Steven Spielberg’s follow-up to his 3D performance capture adventure Tintin, many claimed that War Horse was going to be a vomit-inducing sentimental tale of a boy and his horse. However, for those who…