Mara and Ben Mendelsohn are riveting, but do we really need another movie that excuses an older man’s sexual abuse?
- By Dan Callahan | September 2, 2016 @ 11:15 PM
In this adaptation of the stage play “Blackbird,” director Benedict Andrews keeps the audience at a distance, and drives a chemistry-killing wedge between Mara and Ben Mendelsohn
- By Robert Hofler | May 1, 2016 @ 3:00 PM
Tennessee Williams’ idea of illusion and magic has been reduced to a lot of Maybelline and Aqua Net
- By Robert Hofler | August 9, 2014 @ 12:32 PM
When the distraught actress looks into the bathroom mirror to reapply her makeup, nobody smears lipstick with the panache of Blanchett