"Hillbilly Elegy" and other sources demean my family and the region with their simple, dismissive narratives.
It is unmistakably Patricia Clarkson on the phone, that husky, honeyed purr and laugh too distinctive not to recognize. "I'm
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Entitlement is also an issue in Noah Baumbach's wonderfully acidic While We're Young, which captures a pair of Gen-Xers, Josh and Cornelia (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts), at a crisis point.
Philip Roth may be our greatest living writer. So why would he give himself over to filmmakers who would make a movie as dull, superficial and pedantic as Philip Roth: Unmasked?
My father lived on his own terms. Appetizers were served after service that Sunday, but an hour, perhaps more, passed and
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In honor of the 81st Academy Awards, I decided I wanted to start the first annual Lucky Awards. It's not about glamour, but the person or film and their contributions to a greater good.
Just how much is the credit crunch going to affect Hollywood? Film elite like Sir Ben Kingsley, Penelope Cruz, Gus Van Sant, Dennis Hopper, Darren Aronofsky and others weigh in.
While Wallace understood well the solipsism of depression -- see "The Depressed Person" -- he himself evinced none of it, in spite of his affliction.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is setting pulses racing with her steamy new film, Elegy. The film, which also stars Debbie