A Year of Great Performances.
Entertainment Weekly, January, 1999
Cheeky Rupert Everett was supposed to steal the show. At the very least, the lustrous Cate Blanchett was meant to steal their scenes. But in the end, it was Northam - all liquid eyes, slow-burn charisma, and touching fallibility - who stole our hearts as Robert Chilton, Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband. The Brit donned a waistcoat yet again for David Mamet's The Winslow Boy, this time sexing up a pompous lawyer. Who knew rectitude could be such a turn-on? - T.J.
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