The notion of Elvis, a notorious drug addict, becoming a federal drug enforcement agent is the height of absurdity.Read more "The King and I: Elvis & Nixon"
By Pamela Zoslov Demolition opens with an auto accident that kills the wife of Davis, a successful Manhattan investment banker. A similar collision is taking place between the styles of the movie’s writer, Bryan Sipe, and its director, the Quebecois Jean-Marc Vallée. Sipe’s screenplay is a conventionally glossy Hollywood weeper, which has Jake Gyllenhaal as […]Read more "Demolition: Grieve of Destruction"
By Pamela Zoslov A great deal of fuss has surrounded the release of I Saw the Light, the new film biography of country-music legend Hank Williams, much of it coming from Williams’ family. After seeing a video of British actor Tom Hiddleston, who plays Williams in the movie, singing a Hank Williams song, Hank Williams […]Read more "I Saw the Light: Hankless Task"