August, Osage County

The Oklahoma of Tracy Lett’s August; Osage County is a total freakin’ wasteland. I’m not talking about the fertile, rolling farmlands stretching off across the plains in glorious golden technicolor summer sunshine. But instead, inside the chintzy over-stuffed patriarchal home of the Weston family, whose Dad has just killed himself. This singular event provides the…

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The Call

The Call is – in a nutshell – Cellular meets Silence of The Lambs. Halle Berry plays a 911 Emergency operator in L.A who’s been emotionally scarred by the murder of a caller she couldn’t help in time. (a. It wasn’t really her fault and b. the apparent lack of post-trauma counselling for the staff…

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