May 2, 1999 |
There are a handful of districts in this city known even to people who have never set foot in them: super-chic Chelsea; upscale Mayfair; Westminster, home to the abbey and Britain's Parliament. Starting this summer, add Notting Hill to that list. Notting Hill? It's an intriguingly mixed district a couple of miles west of central London that includes affluent homes inhabited by celebrities and low-income housing.
January 17, 1999 |
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole. Quests for identity consume both a 17-year-old boy and his sex-change-ready stepfather in first-time writer-director Tod Williams' comedy-drama. (Paramount Classics) Alice et Martin. Juliette Binoche ("The English Patient") as a woman whose lover is haunted by a mistake in his past. (October Films) Austin Powers the Spy Who Shagged Me. The dentally challenged agent (Mike Myers) swings again, with Heather Graham as his leading lady. (New Line) Autumn Tale.
May 2, 1999
Opening Friday The Castle. The Australian comedy tells the story of a tow-truck driver's battle to save his home from an expanding airport. (Miramax) The Empty Mirror. A speculation on what would transpire in Hitler's mind had the dictator survived and gone into hiding. Norman Rodway and Joel Grey star. (Lions Gate Films) I Stand Alone. Gaspar Noe's study of a butcher whose life gradually narrows to a desperate and potentially violent point. (Strand) The Mummy.