Jill Magid directs documentary The Proposal, about her own performance-art project; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Mary Kay Place stars in drama Diane; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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Simultaneously sharp and tender portrait of longstanding family squabbles and resentments finally coming to a head. Achingly affecting performances and poignant details ground it in melancholy authenticity.
Elizabeth Chomko directs family drama What They Had; Marielle Heller directs literary-forging dramedy Can You Ever Forgive Me?; plus a whole bunch of documentaries directed by women…
Evangeline Lilly gets super tiny; Gemma Arterton runs away from her marriage; more…
Does every wide release in North America this week feature a female protagonist or female ensemble? Wow.
A portrait of grief that borrows the conventions of romantic comedies. There may not be a lot of passion here, but there is plenty of pleasant zing.
Like a New England version of Northern Exposure, The Love Letter is full of intriguingly offbeat characters — from the nosy postmistress to the suspicious cop to Helen’s dotty grandmother (Titanic’s Gloria Stuart) to Miss Scattergoods (Geraldine McEwan), who works at the local historical society — with their own romantic secrets. Unsentimental and wonderfully modest, The Love Letter is that rare pleasure: a prickly yet succulent romantic comedy.