Story | Sep 22, 2011 | 7:47 AM
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Story | Jun 20, 2014 | 4:30 PMA primal tragedy rendered with exquisite imagery and very little dialogue or exposition, Andrea Pallaoro's "Medeas" is a striking debut feature that will fascinate some viewers and exasperate others. This tale of an isolated Southern California ranching family mutely dealing with a crisis -- literally so, in the case of a deaf wife and mother played by Catalina Sandino Moreno -- is as mannered as it is minimalist in all things save visual beauty. Strong critical support would be needed to put this rarefied item into theatrical circulation; home-format exposure is likelier, but also less advantageous, since the pic has much to gain from being seen on the bigscreen.
Story | Oct 11, 2011 | 2:15 PM
Much has been made that Detective Jane Timoney of NBC's Thursday drama "Prime Suspect" deals with venomous sexism on the job. Often, it's men noting this inequality. Perhaps women, like the show's star, Maria Bello, know that though it's more obvious...
Story | Mar 24, 2011 | 8:45 AM
When trimming a household budget, premium cable is an easy expense to cut. Hold on to your HBO, though. Its "Mildred Pierce" miniseries, premiering March 27 and spread out over three Sundays, is worth it. Kate Winslet turns in a sublime performance as...