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Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Richard Linklater managed to get his hands on best-selling source material (the book, by Maria Semple, spent a year on the New York Times bestseller list) and systematically removed everything that was good and charming and unique about the novel to produce a bland and facile piece of film. 489 more words

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Carol (Todd Haynes)

Carol. Todd Haynes. 2015. USA/UK.

With divine inspiration from Sappho, Todd Haynes eschewed male desire for his sublime Carol (2015), the most maddening Best Picture snub by the Academy (if we’re talking likely contenders). 260 more words


Cate Blanchett Says Drama Needs to Be ‘Challenging and Impolite and Provocative’

In London on Wednesday to talk about her upcoming scripted series, “Stateless,” Cate Blanchett implored drama producers to be impolite, provocative and to make shows that start meaningful conversations. 246 more words


Award Tour: Oscar Season Warm-Up, Part 1

Award Tour travels through the yesteryears of pop culture to revisit both the highlights and the curiosities of award season.

As we approach the end of the calendar year, we also move into the beginning of… 1,118 more words


Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Memory works through repetition and reminders, especially with kids. When I first saw Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, I remember being so pleased that Indy mentioned his time running with Pancho Villa, which happened in 1916, as shown in a… 599 more words


Movie Pick of the Day: Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Where did Bernadette go? Oh like Antarctica only. Bernadette Fox (Cate Blanchett) was an extraordinary architect that seemingly left her creative passion behind to focus on her family and raising her daughter. 177 more words