Articles tagged gena rowlands

Beyond Jodie Dallas: TV’s 10 Most Important LGBT Characters

Several "best" or "favorite" LGBT TV character lists have popped up in recent years, but they don't always include the most important LGBT characters. So, we pay tribute to the ten(ish) most significant LGBT characters in US television history.

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19 Jul 2011 // 8:00 AM

Best Actress Rewind: 1980

Best Actress Rewind is back! Oscar-watcher Matt Mazur challenges the Academy's choices in his favorite category, comparing the Academy nominees with his own (frequently better) nominees!

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Politicking with ‘Made in Dagenham’‘s Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?

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Best Actor: Ben Foster Delivers in ‘The Messenger’

This year's best independent film happens to contain three of the year's finest performances. The unlikely trio of Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster shine in this war-themed drama.

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John Cassavetes’ Faces: The Authenticity of Discomfort

The camera always gets too close in Cassavetes’ films. These aren’t close-ups; they are invasions of private space.

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8 Nov 2007 // 9:59 PM

Night on Earth

Night on Earth consists of a pleasingly varied collection of tales yet each is infused with the director’s own brand of subtle affection, offbeat musings and wit.

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18 Jul 2007 // 11:32 PM

Another Cassavetes heard from: director Zoe

“Columbo’s playing Wiffle ball with me!” Zoe Cassavetes remembers thinking happily, back when she was a little girl in 1970s L.A. There she

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12 Jul 2007 // 3:17 AM

Broken English (2007)

Parker Posey's performance during these potentially too-precious moments of anticipation is perfect.

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10 Apr 2007 // 10:59 PM

Tempest (1982)

Let Me off This Island

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8 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

An Early Frost

Despite adhering to rigid Standards and Practice regulations, An Early Frost still resonates, thanks in large part to an intelligent script, committed performances and filmmakers who knew they an important story to tell.

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6 Jul 2006 // 3:00 AM

Edge of Outside

As much as the lines between 'independent' and 'mainstream' movies seem impossibly blurred, the impulse to mark their difference appears irresistible.

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12 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Skeleton Key (2005)

For anyone with even passing knowledge of Southern gothics, Violet (Gena Rowlands) is all red flags.

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18 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Taking Lives (2004)

In Taking Lives, the enigmatic Illeana (Angelina Jolie) is introduced indirectly.

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25 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Gloria (1980)

Cassavetes himself was not happy with his script.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Edge of Outside

As much as the lines between 'independent' and 'mainstream' movies seem impossibly blurred, the impulse to mark their difference appears irresistible.

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

// Notes from the Road

"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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