Talent That Doesn't Spoil: Kristin Scott Thomas Is Austere, While Ed Harris Pulls out All the Stops
Gilbey, Ryan, New Statesman (1996)
I've Loved You So Long (12A)
dir: Philippe Claudel
dir: Ed Harris
The "spoiler", that morsel of information that can remove in one stroke a film's element of surprise, takes many forms. Voters at the Academy Awards did a nice job of ruining The Crying Game for anyone who hadn't seen it (and stop reading now if that means you) by nominating Jaye Davidson as best supporting actor, thus revealing a twist that nobody-except, one trusts, Jaye Davidson's mum-had seen coming.
Then there was the TV listings page that (spoiler alert!) described Citizen Kane as the story of a man and his sledge. And don't forget the …
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Publication information: Article title: Talent That Doesn't Spoil: Kristin Scott Thomas Is Austere, While Ed Harris Pulls out All the Stops. Contributors: Gilbey, Ryan - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 137. Issue: 4916 Publication date: September 29, 2008. Page number: 45. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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