New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Tag: Meryl Streep
Displaced polar bears, misplaced guilt
Thinking about the new IMAX 3D documentary
This Is Not an Oscar Fashion Post
Why Oscar fashion recaps are boring.
The Best Movie Costumes of 2009
The best costumes in 2009 movies.
Let the Stars Do the Heavy Lifting
I have a new respect for the system of rating films by giving them stars: it can spare critics the bother of saying more than they need to say about a movie.
Madam, I’m Adam
In this week’s issue, Cliff Doerksen reviews Max Mayer’s romantic comedy Adam, with Hugh Dancy as a young man who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome and Rose Byrne as the young woman who finds him attractive. “Like many films of its genre,” Cliff writes, “it’s less interesting as a movie than as a map of gender […]
6/27 — Outdoor sing-along screening of Mamma Mia!
A sing-along screening of the 2008 film “Mamma Mia!” Saturday evening at Osterman Beach
Meryl cast as Julia, Nora to direct
Meryl Streep is to play Julia Child in Nora Ephron’s upcoming adaptation of Julie & Julia.
Right performer, wrong film
Meryl Streep wins another Golden Globe–but not for the role she should have.