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Kenneth Branagh

  • Cinderella (2015)

    Branagh paints Cinderella in lavish colors Review by Matt Anderson: Even by Disney standards, this Cinderella is wholesome through and through.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Special effects, Cate Blanchett make a familiar tale entertaining

  • Thor (2011)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Thor hammers out a very mild recommendation.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Talk loudly and carry a big hammer

  • Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

    Review by Marty Mapes: It would be easy, but wrong, to attribute the story's shock value to dramatic license

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

    Harry Potter returns to open the Chamber of Secrets Review by Marty Mapes: If you liked one, you'll like the other

  • Shackleton (2002)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: An ambitious production of Ernest Shackleton's (Kenneth Branagh) 1914 journey to cross Antarctica

  • The Road to El Dorado (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Funnier and less preachy than most cartoon features

  • Hamlet (1996)

    Review by Marty Mapes