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One Day I Want to Work With: Michael Shannon

He got an Oscar nod for Revolutionary Road, starred in everything from big budget blockbusters like Man of Steel, to indie films like Take Shelter… 284 more words


Movie Quote of the Day - Killer Joe, 2012 (dir. William Friedkin)

Dottie Smith: How are you gonna kill my mama?
Killer Joe Cooper: That’s not appropriate dinner conversation, Dottie.
Dottie Smith: Unless you poison her.

Movie Quote Of The Day

August: Osage County (R)

2 Stars
Director: John Wells
Writer: Tracy Letts
Runtime: 2 hr. 10 min.
Released: December 25, 2013
The Weinstein Company

Well folks, I’m not sure what to do. 1,157 more words

August: Osage County--The Modern Melodrama

I’ll be taking a break from the summer blockbuster theme for this post.

August: Osage County

Director: John Wells

Screenplay: Tracy Letts

Starring: Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin… 399 more words


August: Osage County by Tracy Letts

I knew from the start that I wanted to include this much-lauded drama (now a film starring Meryl Streep!) in my reading for the project.  Let’s start with my one criticism, which isn’t really a criticism of this play but a comment on modern Western/American drama.  364 more words

Killer Joe (2011)

Director: William Friedkin

Writer: Tracy Letts (Screenplay) Tracy Letts (Play)

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Hayden Church, Gina Gershon, Marc Macaulay


Plot: When Chris (Hirsch) gets himself into trouble he comes up with a morally questionable decision to get himself out of his money troubles. 484 more words


"August: Osage County" Movie Review

For some reason the only time I even heard of August: Osage County was when awards season was upon us. Maybe I don’t watch enough TV and missed the trailers. 1,294 more words