Tilda Swinton

Bob Balaban, Henry Winkler, Adrien Brody, Lois Smith, and Tilda Swinton in The French Dispatch

Review: The French Dispatch, a visual tribute to the written word

The French Dispatch, from director Wes Anderson, brings a sumptuous feast of visual images, coupled with an all star cast, to a tale about a magazine. The magazine is The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun. This American […]

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Gertrude Bell. Image from the documentary Letters from Baghdad.

Review: Letters from Baghdad

I was eager to see Letters from Baghdad on PBS. It told the story of Gertrude Bell, an amazing and intrepid English woman who helped set the course of the Middle East a century ago.

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Seo-Hyun Ahn in Okja

Review: Okja

Okja is both heartwarming and heartbreaking. A young Korean girl and her friend the super pig Okja win our hearts. Into their charmed existence in the serene mountains comes the horror of the meat producing business.

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Nicole Kidman in Queen of the Desert

Watch This: Trailer for Queen of the Desert about Gertrude Bell

The intrepid adventurer Gertrude Bell will be played by Nicole Kidman in Queen of the Desert. Gertrude Bell was traveler, writer, archaeologist, cartographer, explorer, and spy for the British Empire at the dawn of the 20th century.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofor in Doctor Strange

Review: Doctor Strange

My reaction to Doctor Strange was mixed. It looked good in the previews, otherwise I wouldn’t have forked over enough money to pay for a whole month of Amazon Prime to go see it. I now know the origin story

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Hillary Swank and Tilda Swinton in conversation

Actors on Actors -UPDATED

Variety has created a series of conversations called “Actors on Actors” that are fascinating discussions between peers. Most of them are a man and a woman. I picked these three to include here because both the conversationalists are women, but

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