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Breaking heartland in August: Osage County

A Writer’s review.

SIX decades ago, great American playwrights like Arthur Miller, Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams only ever alluded to addiction, sexual diversity, mental health and suicide, or portrayed them in the hands of villains who always ‘got it’ at the end. 592 more words

Meryl Streep

summer project weekly update 8.10.14

week 7 stats:

miles: 4 + 41.5 cumulative = 45.5/100

meals: 5 + 33 cumulative = 38/75

movies: 4 + 12 cumulative = 16/50

books: .25 + 5.25 cumulative = 5.5/25… 735 more words


august: osage county

august: osage county, 2013 (dir. john wells, starring: meryl streep and julia roberts)

this film based on the stage play is about a group of women in a highly dysfunctional family.   347 more words


Julia Roberts Doesn’t Address Sister’s Death In TODAY Chat; Says She ‘Wouldn’t Survive’ As Up-And-Coming Actress In Times Of ‘Nasty’ Social Media

The Pretty Woman thinks social media is ugly.

Julia Roberts, appearing on the TODAY show Friday for a one-on-one interview with Matt Lauer, didn’t make any statements about her… 417 more words

Matt Lauer

A Family Affair

August Osage County opens with Violet Weston suffering from cancer and powerful pain killers with addictive side effects. Beverly, her husband, hires a home health aide to ease the burden that caring for a loved one inflicts. 395 more words


Weekly Friday Reviews Vol 6 – Can't Think of a Good Title

Also can’t think of anything pithy to say as an introduction, so on the reviews!


During confessional Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is told by a parishioner, who suffered child abuse at the hands of another priest, that he will be killed in one week. 917 more words

Gone Girl and the State of Entertainment Marketing

Gone Girl’s marketing team is using an unusual marketing tactic. Here’s why it matters. 529 more words

Ben Affleck