Hollywood Celebrates Mothers
Editorial

Hollywood Celebrates Mothers

I remember reading somewhere that the legendary two-time Oscar-winning actress Shelley Winters once commented that, as a woman, the only way to secure longevity in…

ALMOST CHRISTMAS Box Office Alternative: Family Dysfunction Runs Rampant in A THOUSAND ACRES
Box Office Alternative

ALMOST CHRISTMAS Box Office Alternative: Family Dysfunction Runs Rampant in A THOUSAND ACRES

It seems that every year as the holidays roll around, Hollywood treats us to some kind of wacky family comedy showing a group of relatives…

The Starkness of BETRAYED is Still Sadly Relevant
Home Video Review

The Starkness of BETRAYED is Still Sadly Relevant

Betrayed opens with a series of scenes involving a controversial Jewish radio host who has made a name for himself as a prominent figure on…

The Archivist XLIII: Spend Mother’s Day with Bette Davis and Jessica Lange
The Archivist

The Archivist XLIII: Spend Mother’s Day with Bette Davis and Jessica Lange

  Every year when Mother’s Day comes around, you can bet that there will be a number of articles and lists counting down the most…

BLUE SKY Turns Grey, Despite Jessica Lange’s Brilliance
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BLUE SKY Turns Grey, Despite Jessica Lange’s Brilliance

It’s tempting to claim the 1994 film Blue Sky is really two films uncomfortably squeezing their way into what is, in the end, a mess….

IN SECRET: An Uninspired Affair
Home Video Review

IN SECRET: An Uninspired Affair

  Set in 19th century France, Madame Raquin (Jessica Lange) is charged with the care of her young niece Thérèse (Lily Laight/Elizabeth Olsen). Thérèse is…