It’s a very big weekend at the movies, but on two different tracks: one of the surest bets of the fall will certainly dominate the box office, while two of the year’s best films open quietly in limited release, knocking out audiences and critics (this one, certainly) alike.
Margot Martindale — Every Drama Series’ Best Guest Star — Interrogates the Double Standard “Evil” Roles
Actress Margot Martindale won an Emmy for her performance on Justified as Mags Bennett, the manipulative matriarch of an Appalachian pot dealing family.
Three films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this past week—Trumbo, Truth, and Spotlight—examine the fragility of the First Amendment in eras past and present, but their effectiveness depends entirely on their ability to apply that lens of scrutiny to themselves. …Read More
New York’s Upper East Side is now home to an art exhibit whose main function is to convince people that there is a pool on the roof just above said exhibit.
If you thought Walter White was dead at the end of Breaking Bad, you may have been mistaken: the obvious alternative was that he decided to hide out in Vegas while taking up a career as an announcer at a massive EDM festival. At least, that’s what Bryan Cranston’s activities this weekend would suggest.