Today, at the start of my anxiety therapy group, the doctor who leads us started with an announcement: he’ll be on vacation for the next two weeks. 402 more words
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The SXSW Film Festival isn’t a venue that normally inspires bidding wars or debuts Oscar contenders. But “Hello, My Name Is Doris,” a dramedy starring Sally Field that landed the festival’s audience award in the headliners category, has proven to be an exception. 199 more words
The SXSW Film Festival has always been a launching pad for women in Hollywood — it’s where Lena Dunham premiered “Tiny Furniture” in 2010, and “Girls” in 2012; where 2011’s “Bridesmaids” debuted; and where Brie Larson became a star in 2013’s “Short Term 12.” 1,261 more words
One of the breakout discoveries at this year’s SXSW Film Festival is “Hello, My Name Is Doris,” the latest from director Michael Showalter (“Wet Hot American Summer”) that crosses genres — from dramatic comedy to comedic drama — and pushes Hollywood out of its comfort zone. 1,053 more words
There aren’t too many roles for women in the 60s in Hollywood. Sure, Meryl Streep has managed to stay busy, but not many others.
With “Hello, My Name Is Doris,” Sally Field proves why she and other women should keep getting chances. 272 more words