The Homesman, international trailer

Written, directed by, and starring Tommy Lee Jones. The story here is Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank as prairie folk escorting three insane women across the frontier from Nebraska to Iowa. As disappointed as it may be to see that Meryl Streep is not one of the insane women,...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014

Meryl Streep to Star in Diablo Cody’s Ricky and the Flash, to be Directed by Jonathan Demme

Jeff Schneider got the scoop for The Wrap about a project on the horizon directed by Jonathan Demme, written by Diablo Cody, and starring Meryl Streep. Pic is about a rock n’ roll star who abandons her family to live her dream but then comes home and expects she can start...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan – Set Pics from Suffragette

An all female joint, Suffragette brings together Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan. The film is directed by Sarah Gavron and written by Abi Morgan about the way-too-late but necessary fight to give women a vote (can you imagine?).  JustJared has the pics for both Streep and Mulligan.
Posted On 26 Mar 2014

Dear Awards Season: You So Got Meryl Streep Wrong

The post-game chatter about Meryl Streep’s intro for Emma Thompson at the National Board of Review completely missed the point of what Streep was saying. Moreover, the beauty in Streep’s speech was shunted to the side as the churning and hysteria found its way from...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014

August: Osage County, family table clip

(From Sean Wu at TheScreenTeen)
Posted On 22 Nov 2013

The Shifting Best Actress Race but Blanchett Still one to Beat

The Best Actress race might come down to five veterans. With no Jennifer Lawrence in the mix this year (girl of the moment) the actresses vying for the top spot have been around. Not only have they been acting for decades already but this year they have whole films built around...
Posted On 10 Nov 2013

Sandra Bullock, Jessica Chastain Challenge Hollywood’s All-Male Status Quo

In her new column on the Oscar race for Women and Hollywood at Indiewire, Susan Wloszczyna celebrates the longevity of Sandra Bullock’s career arc. When you look at where she started and now, where she’s landed with Gravity you can’t help but marvel at the ways...
Posted On 06 Oct 2013

First Look at Meryl Streep in Into the Woods

Pic is slated for release December, 2014 and also stars Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, and Johnny Depp. Hat tip, EW.
Posted On 26 Sep 2013

Meryl Streep to go Supporting for Osage County

Gold Derby is reporting that Meryl Streep has agreed to go supporting for August: Osage County. Of course, we know that only suggestions can be made and if that the Academy decides to put her in lead they can. Presumably this is to clear up the field for Julia Roberts to go lead,...
Posted On 12 Aug 2013

The Best Oscar Performances of All Time

On our podcast over the weekend, we were discussing some of the best performances … ever. In 1982 Dustin Hoffman did Tootsie, Paul Newman did The Verdict, Ben Kingsley did Gandhi and Meryl Streep did Sophie’s Choice. While Streep’s stratospheric rise happened...
Posted On 10 Jul 2013