‘Back Fork’ deals deftly with drugs and death

A.J. Cook and Josh Stewart in Back Fork

“There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child.  Things never get back to the way they were.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Movies about drug addiction are not new. Movies about a death in the family are not new. Movies about small rural towns are not new. And yet, Back Fork feels like something fresh and needed.

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‘Anna Nicole’ is a Lifetime channel movie that’s better than expected

Agnes Bruckner is Anna Nicole Smith in the Lifetime channel movie
Agnes Bruckner is Anna Nicole Smith in the Lifetime channel movie

[rating=3]Starring: Agnes Bruckner, Martin Landau, Cary Elwes, Virginia Madsen, Adam Goldberg
Director: Mary Harron
Writer: John Rice, Joe Batteer

Mary Harron has tackled Valerie Solanas, Bettie Page, and Patrick Bateman. Now she takes on the fractured fairy tale story of Anna Nicole Smith.

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