“Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” – Carol Saline Little Women is one property I have not had much exposure to. Prior to the 2019 film, my only experience with it … Read more
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963. Before the end of that month his widow, Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman – Black Swan, Thor) summoned Life Magazine journalist Theodore H. White (Billy Crudup – Spotlight, 20th Century Women) to the Kennedy’s compound in Hyannis Port, MA. She wanted to give an interview as a kind of postscript to the Kennedy presidency and his assassination.
15 year-old “Jamie” (Lucas Jade Zumann) is a familiar character to Mike Mills who wrote and directed 20th Century Women, as it is based on his own upbringing. In 1979 Jamie is into skateboarding and his best friend “Julie,” but is having trouble in relating to his 55 year-old mother “Dorothea” (Annette Benning).
Whit Stillman returns after a prolonged absence with a character study of life at an unusual university