Still Alice

The Academy Award-winning actress sat down to talk about writing, her latest roles and the 2016 election.
Stewart found the Best Supporting Actress honor unexpected, given the movie Clouds of Sils Maria came out a year ago, but acknowledged that her work with Olivier Assayas was important to her because he was one of those directors able to "pull it out of me," even though she is a global star of popcorn movies.
"We want to tell the story delicately and as beautifully as possible."
To this day, I'm hard-pressed to think of an experience as simple yet as satisfying as listening to a beautiful story read aloud. They say a picture's worth a thousand words, but judging by the immersive experience these 11 audiobooks give us, a sound can be worth a whole lot more.
I finally watched Still Alice with Juliane Moore on Netflix. I was sitting in my deceased father's red leather chair in my bedroom, and my 8 year old, adopted nephew-to-be, from Indonesia, was sitting on the huge, king size bed, playing with his iPad.
Inside the O'Briens, the new novel by Still Alice author Lisa Genova, promises to do for Huntington's disease, what Still Alice did for Alzheimer's.
Does anyone read fiction about AIDS anymore? The years when HIV/AIDS ravaged gay America, with no good treatment or cure in sight, are now over, and with them the decade of remarkable writing by gay men (and those close to us) that chronicled that time.
The way we manage and use medical data is still decades behind the connectivity and fluidity that governs how we bank, how we shop and how we communicate. To address this, three key changes in the management of biomedical data are needed.
I haven't seen the movie "Still Alice" because my mother has Alzheimer's disease. While she slips away into the advanced stages of this ferocious illness, I can't watch anything that illustrates the journey my family is on.