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

Tommy Lee Jones to Tackle little known subject of female homesteaders

HR reports that James Spader is the latest castmember to join Tommy Lee Jones’ new film The Homesman, which already will star Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, Tim Blake Nelson and Meryl Streep. There were many women homesteaders and landgrabbers back in the 1800s and the rules...
Posted On 01 Apr 2013

Oscars: Best Supporting Actor Anyone’s Game

The weird way the awards lined up this year, like someone moving the cat bowl, has set an unpredictability in motion most of us have never experienced.  “I just want unpredictability” people always say. Well, be careful what you wish for because when predictability...
Posted On 05 Feb 2013

Two clips from Spielberg’s Lincoln

Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens after the cut.
Posted On 10 Nov 2012

The Enduring Flame: Love in the time of Old Age

“Every step of the way we walk the line. Your days are numbered. So are mine.” – Bob Dylan Four of the best performances this year come from two films about love and marriage in the twilight years. What’s interesting about both is that they come at a time...
Posted On 13 Aug 2012

Cormac McCarthy's Sunset Limited tonight on HBO

Strong reveiws for tonight’s HBO premiere of Cormac McCarthy’s Sunset Limited starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Tommy Lee himself. Subject matter doesn’t get more profound than life and death, but, thanks to McCarthy’s writing...
Posted On 12 Feb 2011