Tag Archives: Meryl Streep

Now is not 1964

3/10 The original Mary Poppins was a technical marvel, one that reinvigorated a dying genre and would be held unto this day as the crowning triumph of Disney productions. It was sold and resold and resold again on the strength of how … Continue reading

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Spielberg’s ‘Post’ doesn’t live up to itself

7/10 The Post is much more challenging and nuanced than expected, but it ultimately falls short of its ambitions. In 1971, the New York Times drops a bombshell — according to a leaked study that would become known as the … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip- ‘Hidden Figures’ edges out ‘Rogue One,’ Golden Globes a political fiasco

In a photo finish, new release Hidden Figures has barely edged out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for no. 1 by less than $1 million, despite playing in 1,500 fewer theaters. The movie was projected to lose by about $200,000, but outperformed expectations … Continue reading

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