Sep 23
2012

Since Meryl has attended the Charlie Foundation Benefit yesterday to raise awareness in the Ketogenic Diet, what better film to spotlight than “First Do No Harm”. The 1997 television film is based on director Jim Abrahams’ experiences with the disease after his son has been diagnosed with epilepsy. New DVD screencaptures as well as four new clips have been added. Production notes and review after the cut. To learn more about Meryl’s involvement with the organization, be sure to check the charity page on The Charlie Foundation and watch her 1994 PSA An Introduction to the Ketogenic Diet. Again, many thanks to Katrin for guiding the film to me. As always, please share your toughts on “First Do No Harm” in the comments.

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Sep 16
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “Defending Your Life”, Albert Brook’s 1991 afterlife comedy. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the gallery. Three new clips can be found in the video archive. Production notes and review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “Defending Your Life” in the comments. My most sincere thanks to the wonderful Katrin for sharing the film with me so it can be reviewed as Movie of the Week. Thanks!

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Sep 09
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “Dancing at Lughnasa”, the 1998 Irish drama based on the Tony-winning play. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the image library and three new clips can be found in the video archive, alongside a very interesting making of, in case you haven’t seen it yet. Production notes and review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “Dancing at Lughnasa” in the comments.

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Sep 02
2012

This Sunday we cover “It’s Complicated”, the 2009 romantic comedy by Nancy Meyers. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the image library. The video archive has been re-organized with many new interviews and scenes from the film. Production notes and review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “It’s Complicated” in the comments.

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Aug 26
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “Evening”, the 2007 ensemble drama by Lajos Koltai. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the image library and three new clips can be found in the video archive. Production notes and my review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “Evening” in the comments.

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Aug 19
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “The Deer Hunter”, Michael Cimino’s 1978 classic that won Meryl her very first Oscar nomination for playing Linda. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the image with additional clips being uploaded to the video archive. Production notes and review below. As always, please share your thoughts on “The Deer Hunter” in the comments.

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Aug 12
2012

This Sunday we spotlight “Doubt”, John Patrick Shanley’s 2008 screen adapatation of his play. Lots of media has been reorganized – there are new DVD screencaptures, on-set pictures and production stills. The video archive has been updated with compilation interviews, the making of and three clips from the film. Production notes and review after the cut. As always, please share your thougths on “Doubt” in the comments.

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Aug 05
2012

This week’s spotlight is “Still of the Night”, a very good recommendation for a rainy Sunday (in case it’s raining today where you live). New DVD screencaptures, promotional pictures and stills have been added to the image library. Three new clips can be found in the video archive. Production notes and review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “Still of the Night” in the comments.

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Jul 29
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “The River Wild”, Curtis Hanson’s 1994 adventure thriller featuring Meryl’s first and so far only action role. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the image library, alongside new promotional pictures and production stills. The video archive has been updated with three trailers, including the teaser and the theatrical trailer. There are also three new clips from the film. Production notes and my review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “The River Wild” in the comments.

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Jul 22
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is Meryl’s most recently released film and third Oscar performance in “The Iron Lady”. Since most galleries are up to date already, the image library has been updated with new screencaptures from the film’s making of, including lots of bits from behind the scenes. The videos have been re-organized – most of the official featurettes have been combined and new lengthy a video from the making of has been added as well. Production notes and my review are after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “The Iron Lady” in the comments.

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