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meryl streep

August: Osage County (2013)

Directed by John Wells, and based on a play by Tracy Letts (who also wrote the screenplay for this adaptation), August: Osage County is a showcase for actors, and don't some of them like to remind you of that fact. There's some good stuff…

Hope Springs (2012)

The devil who wore Prada and the man in Black go for marriage counselling in the romantic comedy Hope Springs. Steve Carrell plays it straight as the relationship 'guru' trying to reconcile prudish housewife Kay (Meryl Streep) and grumpy…

The Berlinale 2012

 The Berlinale has become synonymous with high quality World Cinema, last year’s festival awarded A Separation (2011) the prestigious Golden Bear award, the film went on to win many more awards, is nominated for an Academy Award and made…

Lions For Lambs (2007)

When Lions For Lambs was released in cinemas I saw a few clips that piqued my interest. Great acting, that's all I saw, just great acting. So I was surprised to find that the movie then quickly dropped off the radar for most people. No…

Defending Your Life (1991)

Average Joe Daniel Miller (Albert Brooks) is one day hit by a bus. He wakes up at an existential way station, the comfortable Judgment City, where his life is going to be reviewed so that it can be determined whether he has evolved far…