Truth and Movies

Cynthia Nixon

Six of the best films about poets

By Ross McDonnell

From The Colour of Pomegranates to A Quiet Passion, seek out these fascinating portraits of verse-makers.

A Quiet Passion

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Cynthia Nixon gives an astonishing performance as the tortured American poet Emily Dickinson.

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Cynthia Nixon: ‘It’s a juicy thing for an actor to get to do, a death scene’

By Adam Woodward

The star of A Quiet Passion reveals how she conveyed her character’s mental and physical pain.

Why Sex and the City is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Justine Smith

This TV spin-off kickstarted a conversation on diversity, while also saying that women could and should have the same rabid consumer rights as men.

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