“Cassandra’s Dream” – Maitland McDonagh reviews

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Like Woody Allen’s MATCH POINT (2005), CASSANDRA’S DREAM looks like a psychological thriller, in this case one in which two lower-class London brothers agree to commit murder for a rich uncle who is able to help both achieve their dreams. But the thrills are few and the expository dialogue tediously overwhelming in this preachy cautionary tale about getting too big for one’s britches. Read more>>

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Maitland McDonagh

Maitland McDonagh

Formerly TVGuide.com's senior movies editor/reviewer, Maitland McDonagh now has her own site, Miss FlickChick.com, and freelances for Film Comment, Time Out NY and other publications. She has written four books -- Broken Mirrors Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento, Filmmaking on the Fringe, The 50 Most Erotic Films of All Time and Movie Lust -- and contributed to many others, including Film Out of Bounds, Fantasy Females, The Last Great American Picture Show and Exile Cinema. Read McDonagh's recent artilces below. For her Women On Film archive, type "Maitland McDonagh" into the Search Box (upper right corner of screen).