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My films of 2014

Much of my year has been spent in various darkened auditoria trying to stay awake. Here’s a countdown of some films I made it to the end of without drifting off. 1,478 more words


The Function of Dysfunction

August: Osage County is a rough flick.  It’s a “family” movie with a wicked twist, so if you’re looking for a feel good, light and fluffy, family film to watch with the whole household, this is not the one to see. 414 more words

God's Playbook

My Year With Meryl: August: Osage County (2013)

In the first scene of August: Osage County, Meryl appears at the bottom of a staircase, confused, pale, her hair stripped down to just a few short strands of gray. 1,261 more words

Meryl Streep

Medical Examiner Says Actress Misty Upham Died From Blunt-Force Trauma

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-area medical examiner says actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County” and “Django Unchained,” died of blunt-force injuries to her head and torso. 140 more words


Medical Examiner: Actress Misty Upham Died Of Blunt Injuries

SEATTLE (AP) — The King County medical examiner says the actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County” and “Django Unchained,” died in October of blunt force injury of the head and torso. 124 more words


August: Osage County (2013)

August: Osage County is a star-studded, heaping helping of family dysfunction set in the sweltering heat of an Oklahoma summer. Beverly Weston (Sam Shepherd) and his wife Violet (Meryl Streep) have a deal: he drinks and she takes pills. 585 more words


5 Reasons We Love...Benedict Cumberbatch

Narrowing down the talents and charms of one Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch to just five is no easy task. Though it may seem like the 38-year-old Brit actor has only recently come on the scene, thanks to his sit-up-and-take-notice, pitch-perfect performance as Sherlock Holmes, dedicated fans know better. 392 more words

Benedict Cumberbatch