Search

1-30 of 64 results, sorted by relevance | sort by date
The Railway Man
Colin Firth stars with Nicole Kidman in this memoir about a WWII POW in Burma who, in the present day, still suffers repercussions.
"...Directed by: Jonathan Teplitzky. Starring: Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvine, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Hiroyuki Sanada,..."

April 25, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Kingsman: The Secret Service
This comic-book riff on James Bond films finds fun amid the ultraviolence.
"...Directed by: Matthew Vaughn. Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Sophie..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Easy Virtue
In this adaptation of an early Noël Coward play, Jessica Biel is the American newcomer whose brash attitudes disrupt the British decorum of her new mother-in-law (Kristin Scott Thomas).
"...by: Stephan Elliott. Starring: Jessica Biel, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth, Ben Barnes, Kimberley Nixon, Katherine Parkinson, Kris Marshall,..."

June 19, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

What a Girl Wants
"...Directed by: Dennie Gordon. Starring: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston, Tom Harper, Anna Chancellor, Jonathan Pryce,..."

April 4, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A Single Man
Tom Ford ditched fashion designing for filmmaking with this smart adaptation of the Christopher Isherwood story about a grieving gay man in 1962 California.
"...Directed by: Tom Ford. Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult, Jon Kortajarena,..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Genius
Editor Maxwell Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe collaborate in biopic
"...Directed by: Michael Grandage. Starring: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Dominic West,..."

June 24, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Kingsman: The Golden Circle
The bloody spy series returns
"...Directed by: Matthew Vaughn. Starring: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Pedro Pascal, Elton John,..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Magic in the Moonlight
Though he's been on a roll with his last few films, Woody Allen breaks his streak with this threadbare offering.
"...Directed by: Woody Allen. Starring: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden, Simon McBurney, Eileen..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Before I Go to Sleep
Nicole Kidman stars as a woman who has amnesia and fights to uncover a big mystery from her past.
"...Directed by: Rowan Joffe. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Anne-Marie Duff...."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

The King's Speech
Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter act up a royal storm in this movie about King George VI of Great Britain overcoming his speech impediment.
"...Directed by: Tom Hooper. Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi, Jennifer..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bridget Jones's Baby
Third time's a charm, if a bit forgettable
"...Directed by: Sharon Maguire. Starring: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Sarah Solemani, Emma Thompson, Sally Phillips,..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Arthur Newman
Colin Firth and Emily Blunt star in this road picture about two people who try to escape their identities but fall in love and learn to accept their responsibilities.
"...Directed by: Dante Ariola. Starring: Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, Lucas Hedges and Anne Heche...."

May 10, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

When Did You Last See Your Father?
Based on British poet Blake Morrison’s written memoir, this film is a very particular yet universal story about the eternal knot between fathers and sons.
"...Directed by: Anand Tucker. Starring: Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent, Juliet Stevenson, Gina McKee, Sarah Lancashire,..."

July 4, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The paternity mystery is solved, but the ABBA hits keep coming
"...Streep, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski, Colin Firth, Julie Walters and Cher...."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bridget Jones's Diary
romantic fantasy as it is social satire.
"...Directed by: Sharon Maguire. Starring: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Jim Broadbent and Gemma Jones. Helen..."

April 13, 2001 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Geek Out!
This is the BBC miniseries that set women worldwide swooning for some Mr. Darcy
"...– or especially – as he's declaring his love, Colin Firth was spot-on as the proud Mr. Darcy, and..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Northern Exposures
Reflections on the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival
"...saw the lovely and touching Ford film, which stars Colin Firth and Julianne Moore in a story about a..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Where the Truth Lies
Master filmmaker Atom Egoyan goes for the mainstream with this new murder mystery, but sadly his aim is way, way off.
"...Directed by: Atom Egoyan. Starring: Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman, Sonja Bennett, Rachel Blanchard, Kathryn Winslow..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Cast is excellent; movie is OK; men and women are soooo different.
"...Directed by: Beeban Kidron. Starring: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Jacinda Barrett, Sally Phillips, Jim Broadbent..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Importance of Being Earnest
For better or worse, Oliver Parker's adaptation of Oscar Wilde's comedy of mistaken identities liberates the play from its drawing-room trappings.
"...Directed by: Oliver Parker. Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Frances O'Connor, Judi Dench, Anne Massey..."

May 31, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Austenland
Keri Russell plays a woman who vacations in a Jane Austen fantasy camp, but the film is lacking in sense and sensibility.
"...in Regency-style tchotchkes and a life-sized cardboard cutout of Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy...."

Sept. 6, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

2010 Screens Top 10s
"...2) The King's Speech Colin Firth gives the performance of a lifetime (thus far)..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Backing 'Black'
The Austin Film Critics Association announces 2010 awards
"...Best Actor: Colin Firth, The King's Speech..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Screens Top 10s
"...Colin Firth (A Single Man), Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds), Stanley..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Screens Top 10s
"...Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans), Tom Hardy (Bronson), Colin Firth (A Single Man), Peter Capaldi (In the Loop),..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

AFCA Announces 2009 Awards
The Austin Film Critics Association hands The Hurt Locker top prize
"...Best Actor: Colin Firth, A Single Man..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Fever Pitch
Don’t go into the Farrelly brothers’ Fever Pitch seeking an adaptation along the lines of the merely Yankified remix of the Nick Hornby novel High Fidelity: This is not that – not even close.
"...renting the 1997 British version, which at least features Colin Firth as Hornby’s alter-ego.) Here, instead, we get former..."

April 8, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mamma Mia!
This film adaptation of the Broadway adaptation of a catalog of Swedish disco hits retains all the fun but remains astonishingly silly.
"...Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd. Starring: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Amanda Seyfried..."

July 18, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Then She Found Me
Helen Hunt directs and stars in this movie which finds just the right mix of drama, comedy, and the unknown – in other words, life as we live it.
"...Directed by: Helen Hunt. Starring: Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick and Ben Shenkman. Hunt's debut as..."

May 9, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last Legion
Although this story of ancient Rome offers guilty-pleasure fun, the film is not very inspired or well-conceived.
"...Directed by: Doug Lefler. Starring: Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai, Thomas Sangster, Peter Mullan,..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

1   2   3     NEXT    3 »
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle