Women’s rights made a major impact on Hollywood in the 1970s. Feminism, now a dirty word, was such a force to be reckoned with that you didn’t dare depict a woman in a film who didn’t have, at the very least, her own identity. It was a hard fought war. But like most things go […]
A star is born in Elizabeth Olsen. Although many on the fest circuit have already seen Martha Marcy May Marlene, and therefore not much is being written about her performance but it’s well worth mentioning that it’s rare to have such a spectacular debut from someone coming from utter obscurity (okay, so being an Olsen […]
There was a subtle but pronounced shift in the rules that govern the Best Supporting Actress race last year. Mo’Nique won playing a loathsome creature. She had the one strong scene where audiences sympathized with her but, let’s face it, she wasn’t a traditional winner by any means. A few random facts about the Supporting [...]
Marion Cotillard is so great in Inception. ¬†She leaps off the screen not unlike Heath Ledger did in The Dark Knight. ¬†It isn’t that her performance is that good, but her presence is just alive. ¬†She graces the cover of Interview Magazine and gets a Q’d by Nicole Kidman. One more after the cut.