Oliver Platt

Artificial performances hurt authenticity of '60s London tale.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: In Ginger & Rosa, Sally Potter’s look back at the tail end of England’s 'angry young man’ phase, the writer-director indicates that young (and older) women of the era had more than a bit to be angry about too....
Romantic dramedy uneasily mixes Viagra and Parkinson’s.
Director/co-writer Ed Zwick attempts to graft a bubbly comedy about Viagra, sex and relationships onto a wrenching drama about a 26-year-old woman afflicted with Parkinson’s disease in this uneven tale set in 1996 Pittsburgh.It doesn’t quite work...
Slick, smart, superb American filmmaking
A greed-and-glory-fuelled arm wrestle between two alpha-males struggling with their own limitations, lies at the centre of Frost/Nixon; director Ron Howard’s supremely confident and compelling version of one of the most celebrated moments in...
Manhattan comedy a little lacking in character.
In Please Give, American writer/director Nicole Holofcener’s follow-up to 2001’s Lovely & Amazing and 2006’s Friends With Money, Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt play Kate and Oliver, a comfortably well-off Manhattan couple who run a modern...