Julia Roberts

August: Osage County

August: Osage County features its own special sort of effed up family. Matriarch Violet (Meryl Streep) is a withering mean old biddy. Violet has been diagnosed with mouth cancer—which is a little bit more than symbolic, considering all the bile that comes spewing from her face in the form of words. Of her three children, …

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Mirror Mirror

I admit, I steered clear of Mirror Mirror entirely because what I call The Julia Roberts Factor. No, I am not a fan, and have always been baffled by the charm she has cast over mainstream audiences. At the same time, I couldn’t help but be a big intrigued, knowing that the film was directed …

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