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Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren keep things interesting but there's more here about the marriage and partnership of Hitchcock and Alma Reville rather than a good backstage look at the making of Psycho.
Film Review  December 7, 2012, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Directed by: Sacha Gervasi. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael Wincott, Jessica Biel and James D’Arcy...."

This legal thriller pits two brilliant actors against each other in a sustained battle of wills that has enough sizzle to keep us rapt even when the storyline sags.
Film Review  April 20, 2007, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Directed by: Gregory Hoblit. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke, Cliff Curtis and Fiona Shaw..."

The World's Fastest Indian
Anthony Hopkins' great performance as Burt Munro, the real-life New Zealand codger and Indian motorcycle enthusiast who in 1967 set a land speed record that still stands today, is not enough to crash through this unabashedly sentimental wall of schmaltz.
Film Review  February 3, 2006, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Roger Donaldson. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Lana Antonova, Juliana Bellinger, Chris Bruno, Martha Carter, Jessica Cauffiel, Wesley Dowdell and Christopher Lawford..."

Taymor creates a spectacularly imaginative piece of Shakespearean cinema set in a world out of time.
Film Review  February 11, 2000, by Robert Faires
"...Starring: Harry J. Lennix, Laura Fraser, James Frain, Colm Feore, Alan Cumming, Jessica Lange and Anthony Hopkins..."

The Human Stain
Despite some terrific moments, Philip Roth's words fail to stick to the screen.
Film Review  November 14, 2003, by Kimberley Jones
"...Directed by: Robert Benton. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Gary Sinise, Wentworth Miller, Jacinda Barrett, Anna Deavere Smith and Harry J..."

Meet Joe Black
A loose retelling of 1934's Death Takes a Holiday, this updated version adapts a fuller, firmer attitude toward other-worldly romance as well as a near-three-hour running time. With Hopkins onscreen...
Film Review  November 13, 1998, by Marc Savlov
"...Starring: David S. Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, Marcia Gay Harden, Jake Weber, Claire Forlani, Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt..."

The Rite
In this supernatural thriller, Anthony Hopkins plays a Vatican-based exorcist who trains a doubting seminary student to drive out the Devil.
Film Review  February 4, 2011, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Directed by: Mikael Håfström. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciarán Hinds, Toby Jones, Rutger Hauer and Marta Gastini..."

Red Dragon
There's a scene in Red Dragon -- a bigger-budgeted remake of Michael Mann's 1986 film Manhunter -- in which Edward Norton, as FBI agent Will Graham, suffers an epiphany while...
Film Review  October 4, 2002, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Brett Ratner. Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mary-Louise Parker, Emily Watson, Harvey Keitel, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton and Anthony Hopkins..."

Fans of Daniel Quinn's 1992 philoso-fiction novel Ishmael are sure to cringe at some of the changes Hollywood has made to assure box-office viability for this loose “as suggested by”...
Film Review  June 4, 1999, by Russell Smith
"...Directed by: Jon Turteltaub. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Maura Tierney and Donald Sutherland..."

The Edge
Here's yet another film that, dealt a seemingly unbeatable hand, somehow fails to take the pot. The Edge's four aces are director Tamahori (whose 1994 film Once Were Warriors was...
Film Review  September 26, 1997, by Russell Smith
"...Directed by: Lee Tamahori. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson, Harold Perrineau and L.Q..."

The Remains of the Day
Like most Merchant/Ivory/Jhabvala projects of late, Remains of the Day is a heady mix of upper-class English sensibilities and the repressed, whirling emotions that circulate hidden, often deeply so, in...
Film Review  November 12, 1993, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: James Ivory. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Peter Vaughan, Hugh Grant and Michael Lonsdale..."

Amistad is a disappointment if the standard for judging Steven Spielberg's new film is the state of mute, stumbling devastation that Schindler's List inspired in its viewers. The story it...
Film Review  December 19, 1997, by Russell Smith
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Morgan Freeman, Pete Postlethwaite, Nigel Hawthorne and Stellan Skarsgard..."

The Mask of Zorro
Theoretically, if you take into account some of Einstein's more esoteric theorems (parallel universes and all that), the tale of Zorro has already been filmed several thousand times over. Or...
Film Review  July 17, 1998, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Martin Campbell. Starring: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stuart Wilson, Matt Letscher, Maury Chaykin, Tony Amendola, Pedro Armendariz and L.q..."

The Road to Wellville
Simply execrable, or just plain shitty? Parker's take on T. Coraghessan Boyle's novel about cereal magnate and health food guru Kellogg is a muddled mess of boorish scatological jokes and...

Film Review  November 4, 1994, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Alan Parker. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack and Dana Carvey..."

Set within the cloistered, excessively male confines of 1952 Oxford, Richard Attenborough tackles yet another “true story” and this time comes away with something quite a bit more substantial than...
Film Review  January 7, 1994, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Richard Attenborough. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Edward Hardwicke, Joseph Mazello, John Wood and James Frain..."

Marvel Comics' muscle-bound mook with delusions of demi-godhood is well-played by Chris Hemsworth.
Film Review  May 6, 2011, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Kenneth Branagh. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Kat Dennings, Clark Gregg, Idris Elba, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Tadanobu Asano and Rene Russo..."

Bad Company
Deprived of nuclear thrillers since 9/11 when Hollywood executives unilaterally back-burnered several about-to-be-released movies that revolved around “touchy” subject matter, the American moviegoing public finally has the opportunity to add...
Film Review  June 7, 2002, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Directed by: Joel Schumacher. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Gabriel Macht, Kerry Washington, Peter Stormare, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Irma P..."

Hearts in Atlantis
It has become cliché to say that “the book was better than the movie,” and doubly so when it comes to Stephen King. Still, it's a truism. The number of...
Film Review  September 28, 2001, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Scott Hicks. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, David Morse, Hope Davis, Anton Yelchin, Mika Boorem and Will Rothaar..."

Transformers: The Last Knight
Stick meet dead horse

Film Review  June 23, 2017, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, Isabela Moner, Santiago Cabrera, Jerrod Carmichael, Stanley Tucci, Gemma Chan, John Turturro, Glenn Morshower, Steve Buscemi and John Goodman...."

Partly allegorical, partly spectacular, and wholly sincere, Darren Aronofsky gives us another memorable movie about a driven individual.
Film Review  April 4, 2014, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Directed by: Darren Aronofsky. Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth, Nick Nolte, Mark Margolis, Frank Langella and Leo McHugh Carroll...."

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