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|Festivale online magazine, November, 1998|
The Avengers movie review
Steed (Finnes) and Mrs Peel (Thurman) are called in to investigate the peculiar weather conditions -- freak snowstorms, hail of Old Testament proportions, temperatures wildly fluctuating. Could they be the result of machinations by Sir August De Wynter (Connery).
I took the precaution of viewing a couple of old Avengers tapes before heading off to the cinema to see this.
photo credit: David Appleby
|The film has the same rhythm of the series, a very stylised
dead pan delivery, which didn't always work then, and probably will have trouble finding an audience now.|
|Just the facts:
Title: The Avengers (1998)
|The Players: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery||Official website|
For session times of current films, use the cinema listings on the Movie links page. For scheduled release dates, see the coming attractions section.|
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