Kristen Stewart

Nov 25 2016

Review: “Certain Women”

“Certain Women” has no particular plot — a loosely adjoined adaptation of short stories by author Maile Meloy that yields good performances, as expected by Laura Dern and Michelle Williams. It is tailored for  pensive audiences  yet designed seemingly to be forgotten. It’s atmosphere begins to lose oxygen after the first 40 minutes or so, to be partially resuscitated  by Lily Gladstone […]
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Jan 16 2015

Still Alice

As such a prolific and versatile actor, it’s not surprising that Julianne Moore occasionally takes one-note roles in films line “Nonstop” and “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”; she’s reserving her singular talent for projects like “Still Alice”, an unsentimental tear-jerker that depicts the horrible realities of Alzheimer’s disease in mature, relatable, sometimes even humorous terms. Based on the bestseller by neuroscientist Lisa Genova and adapted for […]
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