Meryl Streep

The Post

Meryl Streep stars as real-life publisher Kay Graham, who “inherits” the reins of the Washington Post after the death of her husband. Regarded by the boys’ club of men who make up the paper’s Board of Directors as something of a joke, Kay soon finds herself smack dab in one of the most shocking and …

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Doubt

Based on a Tony-winning play, and put to screen with an entirely new cast (a controversial choice, I’ve heard, as the Broadway stars all won raves and awards for their portrayals of the same characters), the movie somehow succeeds in feeling slight and too long. It is the early 1960s, and Sister Aloysius (Meryl Streep) …

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The Hours

The Nose. Much hubbub has been made about The Nose. Specifically Nicole Kidman’s prosthetic nose in her role as Virginia Woolf in the film adaptation of Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel The Hours. Apparently test audiences didn’t even recognize her in the film, and wondered if they had missed something. But The Nose is hard to …

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