Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Two | 18 Jun 2012 // 6:10 PM
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part two features Ellen Burstyn, Diahann Carroll and more...
We've Got a Winner! Ellen Burstyn Holds a Dark Mirror Up to the Soul of 'Requiem for a Dream' | 1 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM
Burstyn's Requiem for a Dream transformation is more of a cinematic cousin to the great character work of Lon Chaney or Boris Karloff, or perhaps even Robert De Niro in Raging Bull, which makes Sara Goldfarb a classically-defined monster in many ways.