Meryl Streep

The Devil Wears Prada

December 11, 2006 // 0 Comments

In the world of high fashion, if you can't keep up with the latest trends, you had better find another line of work. Behind the glamour and glitz lies a serious business that moves at top speed and allows for few mistakes. The behind-the-scenes [...]

The Manchurian Candidate

July 26, 2006 // 0 Comments

The original 1962 "The Manchurian Candidate" was highly suspenseful political thriller that played upon sensibilities that directly affected people at the time, so how can you create a remake of such a move over 40 years later? By updating it [...]

The Manchurian Candidate

December 8, 2004 // 0 Comments

I find it truly frightening how uninspired Hollywood has become in recent years. Remake after remake is rolling in and in most cases, the remakes never even get close to the original films they try to revisit. Sadly, Jonathan Demme’s remake of ’The [...]

Defending Your Life

May 7, 2001 // 0 Comments

What is it about our favorite films that make us cling to them so dearly? Maybe because when we "adopt" a film, we hope that the film’s vision or philosophy becomes our own. We pass along our "favorite films," sometimes to complete [...]

Out Of Africa

February 21, 2000 // 0 Comments

In 1985 Sydney Pollack’s epic "Out Of Africa" was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and eventually won 7 of them, including that for "Best Picture". Interestingly, lead actress Meryl Streep lost hers as "Best Actress" to [...]

The River Wild

February 26, 1998 // 0 Comments

Curtis Hanson, the director of "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle", brings us the highly acclaimed"The River Wild", a stylish thriller that could theoretically happen to any one of us. The movie’s magnificent scenery and its gorgeous [...]
1 2