A Good Woman
First screened in February 2016
Director: Mike Barker. Cast: Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, Stephen Campbell Moore, Mark Umbers, Tom Wilkinson, Milena Vukotic, Diana Hardcastle, John Standing, Roger Hammond, Giorgia Massetti, Shara Orano, Augusto Zucchi. Screenplay: Howard Himelstein (based on the play Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde).

Twitter Capsule: Never quite sparkles and doesn't convincingly darken. Hunt, miscast, does try. Despite these flaws, still kind of fun.

VOR:   Wilde adaptations are rare nowadays, as are any films in heightened theatrical idioms. Rarer still are movies that put up interesting fights against apparent miscasting. But beyond that...

Photo © 2004 Beyond Films/Magic Hour Media/Thema Productions,
© 2006 Lions Gate Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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