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Lonely Beast: Ben Kingsley Nimbly Carries 'Elegy'new

Elegy's satisfying complexity comes from this honest appreciation of men's fears informed by a woman director's touch.
Charleston City Paper  |  Felicia Feaster  |  09-24-2008  |  Reviews

'Elegy' Looks at Agingnew

A professor (Ben Kingsley) falls for a younger woman (Penelope Cruz) and discovers his insecurities with aging in Elegy.
Gambit  |  Rick Barton  |  09-08-2008  |  Reviews

Growing Old, Bitterly, in 'Elegy'new

Isabel Coixet's Elegy is a movie for old men, made by a relatively young Frenchwoman. It's also a rainy afternoon movie, and it's quite likely to annoy women of all ages, no matter what the weather.
INDY Week  |  David Fellerath  |  08-29-2008  |  Reviews

'Elegy' is Remarkably Dour and Unsexynew

Based on the novel "The Dying Animal" by Philip Roth, Elegy is meditative and glum, but not quite as profound as its tone seems to suggest it is.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Josh Bell  |  08-28-2008  |  Reviews

'Elegy' Captures the Pathos of Love Lostnew

Elegy, based on the Philip Roth novel The Dying Animal, is a funeral song not just for a lost love, after all, but a lost man.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Wendy Ward  |  08-26-2008  |  Reviews

'Elegy' Deals with Issues That Actually Matternew

In a season dominated by comic book adaptations suitable for teenagers, along comes Elegy, the story of womanizing college prof David Kepesh, who gets more than he bargains for when he takes up with his ex-student, Consuela.
NOW Magazine  |  Susan G. Cole  |  08-26-2008  |  Reviews

'Elegy': Taming the Philip Roth Beastnew

In this smart adaptation of Philip Roth's A Dying Animal, Ben Kingsley and Penélope Cruz turn the table on the standard May-December romance.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  08-22-2008  |  Reviews

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