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  • 年终岁末,还有哪些精彩电影在等着我们呢?迪士尼的《欢乐满人间2》绝对是合家欢电影的首选,超级英雄迷们将能看到索尼动画《蜘蛛侠:平行宇宙》,福尔摩斯的粉丝们千万别错过《福尔摩斯与华生》。还有朱莉亚·罗伯茨、克里斯蒂安·贝尔等大牌影星主演的电影,陪你度过难忘的2018年的最后一个月。

    Ben is Back 《本,回来了》

    Oscars ahoy! Ben is Back was written and directed by Peter Hedges (Oscar-nominated for his About a Boy screenplay), and it co-stars his own son, Lucas Hedges (Oscar-nominated for his supporting role in Manchester by the Sea). But the person who’s most likely to win awards for this powerful indie drama is Julia Roberts: audiences at the Toronto Film Festival were applauding her intense performance well before the end credits rolled. Roberts plays a suburban1 mother of four whose 19-year-old son sneaks2 out of rehab and returns to the family home for Christmas. Not everyone is pleased to see him. His relatives doubt that he’ll stay clean while he’s in town, and the local drug dealers3 have scores to settle.

    Released Dec 7 in the US and Spain, December 20 in Italy, and December 27 in Portugal (Credit: LD Entertainment)



    indie ['?ndi]: adj. 独立的

    Vice4 《副总统》

    Adam McKay made his name as a director of knockabout comedies (Anchorman, Step Brothers), but he switched to political comedy docudramas for 2015’s The Big Short, and his new film is in the same postmodern, satirical vein5. Vice is a biopic of Dick Cheney, the US Vice President who is believed to have done much of George W Bush’s work for him, and who spoke6 out in favour of waterboarding and other forms of “enhanced interrogation”. Christian7 Bale piled on more than three stone to play the lead role, and spent four hours in the make-up chair every morning, so don’t be surprised if his commitment earns him a fourth Oscar nomination8. But in a stellar cast that includes Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney and Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld, it could well be Sam Rockwell’s mischievous9 impersonation of “Dubya” that steals the show.

    Released December 25 in the US and December 27 in Greece (Credit: Annapurna Pictures)



    knockabout ['nɑk?ba?t]: adj. 喧嚣的;乱打的

    biopic ['ba?op?k]: n. 传记电影

    waterboarding ['w?:t?rb?:rd??]: n. 水刑

    impersonation [?m,p?sn'e??n]: n. 扮演;模仿

    Mary Poppins Returns 《欢乐满人间2》

    Over half a century after the release of Mary Poppins, PL Travers’ magical nanny is floating down to 17 Cherry Tree Lane once more. Julie Andrews has passed her carpetbag and parrot-headed umbrella to Emily Blunt, and Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer co-star as Michael and Jane, the grown-up versions of the children Mary looked after last time. Given that the original film was practically perfect in every way, its sequel’s director, Rob Marshall (Chicago), has a near-impossible task. But at least Dick Van Dyke10 – now 92 – makes an appearance. Will his cockney accent have improved? And will Andrews herself join him?

    On general release from December 19 (Credit: Walt Disney Studios Pictures)



    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 《蜘蛛侠:平行宇宙》

    Spider-Man is now a regular in the Marvel11 superhero blockbusters released by Disney (The Avengers, Spider-Man: Homecoming, etc), but Sony still has the rights to make its own distinct films featuring Spidey and the subsidiary characters from his comics. The first of these was Venom12, which came out in October, and next up is Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, one of the few superhero films to be animated13 rather than live-action. To make matters more confusing, the idea is that Peter Parker meets various incarnations of Spider-Man (and Spider-Woman) from different universes, including Miles Morales, a half-Puerto Rican, half-African-American from Brooklyn.

    On general release in December (Credit: Sony Pictures Releasing)



    incarnation[,?nkɑr'ne??n]: n. 化身

    Holmes & Watson 《福尔摩斯与华生》

    Which actor will be remembered as the 21st Century’s definitive14 Sherlock Holmes? Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr, Jonny Lee Miller15 or... errrr... Will Ferrell? Yes, Ferrell puts on a silly English accent for a spoof16 written and directed by Etan Cohen. With just four days to foil a plot to murder Queen Victoria, the world’s greatest detective is aided by John C Reilly’s Dr Watson. Fans of Step Brothers and Talladega Nights will be pleased to see Ferrell and Reilly bumbling around together again. And the British supporting actors – Ralph Fiennes, Hugh Laurie, Rebecca Hall, Kelly Macdonald, Steve Coogan – deserve to be in a serious Holmes adaptation all of their own.

    Released December 21 in the US, December 26 in the UK and Australia, December 28 in Bulgaria, Estonia and Lithuania (Credit: Columbia Pictures Corporation)



    foil [f??l]: vt. 挫败

     11级    双语 


    1 suburban [səˈbɜ:bən] Usywk   第9级
    • Suburban shopping centers were springing up all over America. 郊区的商业中心在美国如雨后春笋般地兴起。
    • There's a lot of good things about suburban living. 郊区生活是有许多优点。
    2 sneaks [sni:ks] 5c2450dbde040764a81993ba08e02d76   第7级
    abbr.sneakers (tennis shoes) 胶底运动鞋(网球鞋)v.潜行( sneak的第三人称单数 );偷偷溜走;(儿童向成人)打小报告;告状
    • Typhoid fever sneaks in when sanitation fails. 环境卫生搞不好,伤寒就会乘虚而入。 来自《简明英汉词典》
    • Honest boys scorn sneaks and liars. 诚实的人看不起狡诈和撒谎的人。 来自辞典例句
    3 dealers ['di:ləz] 95e592fc0f5dffc9b9616efd02201373   第7级
    n.商人( dealer的名词复数 );贩毒者;毒品贩子;发牌者
    • There was fast bidding between private collectors and dealers. 私人收藏家和交易商急速竞相喊价。
    • The police were corrupt and were operating in collusion with the drug dealers. 警察腐败,与那伙毒品贩子内外勾结。
    4 vice [vaɪs] NU0zQ   第7级
    • He guarded himself against vice. 他避免染上坏习惯。
    • They are sunk in the depth of vice. 他们堕入了罪恶的深渊。
    5 vein [veɪn] fi9w0   第7级
    • The girl is not in the vein for singing today. 那女孩今天没有心情唱歌。
    • The doctor injects glucose into the patient's vein. 医生把葡萄糖注射入病人的静脉。
    6 spoke [spəʊk] XryyC   第11级
    n.(车轮的)辐条;轮辐;破坏某人的计划;阻挠某人的行动 v.讲,谈(speak的过去式);说;演说;从某种观点来说
    • They sourced the spoke nuts from our company. 他们的轮辐螺帽是从我们公司获得的。
    • The spokes of a wheel are the bars that connect the outer ring to the centre. 辐条是轮子上连接外圈与中心的条棒。
    7 Christian [ˈkrɪstʃən] KVByl   第7级
    • They always addressed each other by their Christian name. 他们总是以教名互相称呼。
    • His mother is a sincere Christian. 他母亲是个虔诚的基督教徒。
    8 nomination [ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃn] BHMxw   第8级
    • John is favourite to get the nomination for club president. 约翰最有希望被提名为俱乐部主席。
    • Few people pronounced for his nomination. 很少人表示赞成他的提名。
    9 mischievous [ˈmɪstʃɪvəs] mischievous   第8级
    • He is a mischievous but lovable boy. 他是一个淘气但可爱的小孩。
    • A mischievous cur must be tied short. 恶狗必须拴得短。
    10 dyke [daɪk] 1krzI   第11级
    • If one sheep leaps over the dyke, all the rest will follow. 一只羊跳过沟,其余的羊也跟着跳。
    • One ant-hole may cause the collapse of a thousand-li dyke. 千里长堤,溃于蚁穴。
    11 marvel [ˈmɑ:vl] b2xyG   第7级
    • The robot is a marvel of modern engineering. 机器人是现代工程技术的奇迹。
    • The operation was a marvel of medical skill. 这次手术是医术上的一个奇迹。
    12 venom [ˈvenəm] qLqzr   第10级
    • The snake injects the venom immediately after biting its prey. 毒蛇咬住猎物之后马上注入毒液。
    • In fact, some components of the venom may benefit human health. 事实上,毒液的某些成分可能有益于人类健康。
    13 animated [ˈænɪmeɪtɪd] Cz7zMa   第11级
    • His observations gave rise to an animated and lively discussion. 他的言论引起了一场气氛热烈而活跃的讨论。
    • We had an animated discussion over current events last evening. 昨天晚上我们热烈地讨论时事。
    14 definitive [dɪˈfɪnətɪv] YxSxF   第7级
    • This book is the definitive guide to world cuisine. 这本书是世界美食的权威指南。
    • No one has come up with a definitive answer as to why this should be so. 至于为什么该这样,还没有人给出明确的答复。
    15 miller [ˈmɪlə(r)] ZD6xf   第8级
    • Every miller draws water to his own mill. 磨坊主都往自己磨里注水。
    • The skilful miller killed millions of lions with his ski. 技术娴熟的磨坊主用雪橇杀死了上百万头狮子。
    16 spoof [spu:f] kGMzz   第12级
    • The show was a spoof of college life. 那戏是对大学生活的讽刺。
    • That is Tim Robbins's spoof documentary about a presidential campaign. 那是蒂姆·罗宾斯关于总统选举的讽刺纪录片。

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