day : 05/02/2016 3 results

Movie review: Hail, Caesar! salutes Hollywood kitsch

The new Coen brothers movie is an homage — or maybe just a bunch of references — to a golden age of movies that captures the energy of an era without having much of a point

Homelessness pulls up to the curb

Movie review: The Lady in the Van Maggie Smith stars as a woman who makes her home in a rusty van parked outside the house of an uptight playwright named Alan Bennett in this story about finding safe harbor  

Getting lost in The Valley of the Dolls

Podcast: Pop This! Jacqueline Susann revolutionized the female coming-of-age story with her melodrama about three women trying to make their way in show business, and 50 years hence, Valley of the Dolls remains a great place to pitch camp Featuring Lisa Christiansen and Andrea Warner. Produced by Andrea Gin. A sampling of what you might hear in Episode 13: Valley of the Dolls Quinoa fatigue. I don’t care about quinoa in the same way I don’t care about space. What I liked most about the hotel sex is the bright blue towel. It’s the most amazing blue towel. If you were going to watch this just for the set-dec and the linens… do it. Every couch pattern is amazing. It’s a movie of scenes and lines. The only hit that comes out of a Helen Lawson show is Helen Lawson, and that’s me baby! If you think Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is vicious... That hurt my feelings and I’m not even on screen. Gender politics...  we have not resolved that one. The ...