michael gambon

Well acted and well directed, Quartet stands on the edge of schmaltziness, with one foot dangling. But thankfully, it never fully jumps off. It’s not necessarily memorable for the right or wrong reasons. And while it doesn’t do much to be outstanding, it is a perfectly pleasant film.


How do you conclude a fourteen-year literary and cinematic legacy? Well if you’re director David Yates and writer Steve Kloves and the movie is “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2,” then you make sure to toe the literary line, not wanting to excite or offend. This results in a film that is [...]