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Charlotte Gray
"...Anton Lesser, Rupert Penry-Jones, Michael Gambon, Billy Crudup and Cate Blanchett. For a select portion of the population who..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Carol
Everything about this Fifties lesbian romance is sublime
"...Directed by: Todd Haynes. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacy, Sarah Paulson..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Blue Jasmine
Class difference and life's shambles are on Woody Allen's mind as he leads Cate Blanchett through a perfectly calibrated performance as a Park Avenue matron brought low by modern finance.
"...Directed by: Woody Allen. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannavale, Andrew Dice..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Elizabeth
Blanchett is indelible as Queen Elizabeth I, the 16th century monarch who took the British throne during divisive times.
"...Directed by: Shekhar Kapur. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston and Joseph Fiennes. With..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

From Dada to Dogme
Julian Rosefeldt’s ambitious Manifesto showcases the prowess of Cate Blanchett
"...of Manifesto is a fully graduated achievement, centered around Cate Blanchett's impressive skill as an actor...."

Aug. 11, 2017 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The first film in Jackson's Tolkien trilogy stays true to the spirit and logistics of the novels, but is also a breathtaking and beautiful work of art on its own.
"...Mortensen, Sean Astin, Liv Tyler, Billy Boyd, John Rhys-Davies, Cate Blanchett, Dominic Monaghan, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Critics Announce Award Nominees
Carol leads nominations with seven nods
"...nominations – including double best lead actress nods for Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara...."

Dec. 16, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Thor: Ragnarok
The Marvel Universe's funniest movie to date
"...Directed by: Taika Waititi. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban,..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Cate Blanchett as Elizabeth I is back for seconds in this melodramatic sequel that emphasizes how the Virgin Queen lusted in her heart.
"...Directed by: Shekhar Kapur. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Clive Owen, Jordi Mollá, Samantha Morton,..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Notes on a Scandal
This movie with Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett is a hothouse psychodrama, full of outrageous and florid sentiments that are made semipalatable by the quality of the craftsmanship involved.
"...Directed by: Richard Eyre. Starring: Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Andrew Simpson and Juno Temple. No..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bandits
"...by: Barry Levinson. Starring: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity, January Jones, Rocky Larochelle and Jaye..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ocean's 8
Sandra Bullock is the other Ocean sibling in this all-female revamp of the heist franchise
"...Directed by: Gary Ross. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna,..."

June 8, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

I'm Not There
This meditation on Bob Dylan is infused with love – not the slavish kind but a true-eyed tribute to the artist who belongs to nobody and everybody at once.
"...Directed by: Todd Haynes. Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Marcus Carl Franklin, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, Ben..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Missing
Ron Howard directs Tommy Lee Jones and Cate Blanchett in tough Western drama.
"...Directed by: Ron Howard. Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd, Eric Schweig, Aaron..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Gift
"...Directed by: Sam Raimi. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves, Greg Kinnear, Hilary Swank,..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Oscar and Lucinda
"...Directed by: Gillian Armstrong. Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett, Ciaran Hinds, Tom Wilkinson, Richard Roxburgh and Clive..."

Feb. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The House With a Clock in Its Walls
Eli Roth swaps gore for delightful childlike Gothic wonder
"...Directed by: Eli Roth. Starring: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan and Colleen Camp...."

Sept. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Truth
Drama about how Dan Rather and his producer Mary Mapes got fired from CBS
"...Directed by: James Vanderbilt. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss, Topher Grace,..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hanna
Hanna is a through-the-looking-glass, arthouse action minimasterpiece.
"...Directed by: Joe Wright. Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams, Jason Flemyng, Jessica Barden..."

April 8, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Veronica Guerin
Journalist's brave story remains curiously aloof.
"...Directed by: Joel Schumacher. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, Ciarán Hinds, Brenda Fricker and Don..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pushing Tin
"...Ross, Vicki Lewis, Kurt Fuller, Jake Weber, Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, Billy Bob Thornton and John Cusack. Operating under..."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Has Todd Haynes reinvented the biopic? Or has he reinvented the Todd Haynes film?
"...Dylans? Starring Marcus Carl Franklin, Ben Whishaw, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, and Richard Gere as multiple manifestations..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Knight of Cups
Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups is a vessel half-empty
"...Directed by: Terrence Malick. Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Brian Dennehy, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto,..."

March 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
There's little about this return trip to Middle-earth that feels "unexpected" or fresh.
"...Serkis, Graham McTavish, Ken Stott, Stephen Hunter, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee and Barry Humphries...."

Dec. 14, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
If you're looking for escape, then the fourth installment in the beloved cliff-hanging archaeological-adventure franchise should fit the bill.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hurt..."

May 23, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Coffee and Cigarettes
Jim Jarmusch's new brew is lukewarm.
"...Renee French, E.J. Rodriguez, Alex Descas, Isaach de Bankolé, Cate Blanchett, Meg White, Jack White, Alfred Molina, Steve Coogan,..."

July 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Good Eye: Oscar Beige
Oscar beige
"...sent me to sleep if Gwyneth had worn it. Cate Blanchett's beige Armani looked like it was crying sparkly..."

March 7, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

Robin Hood
Ridley Scott’s revisionist rendering of the Robin Hood tale is full of well-staged battle sequences and is something of an origins story.
"...Directed by: Ridley Scott. Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Max von Sydow, William Hurt, Mark Strong, Oscar..."

May 14, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Aviator
Scorsese's best film in years is a work of bravura, classic Hollywood filmmaking.
"...Directed by: Martin Scorsese. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, John C. Reilly, Kate Beckinsale, Alec Baldwin, Alan..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Man Who Cried
"...Sally Potter. Starring: Christina Ricci, Johnny Depp, John Turturro, Cate Blanchett, Claudia Lander-Duke, Miriam Karlan, Harry Dean Stanton and..."

June 8, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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