6/8 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:52 am · June 8th, 2009

• The “Oh yeah, what happened to her?” blurb of the week. [Associated Press] • Yours truly covers Grant Morrison’s latest monthly, “Batman and Robin.” [Batman on Film] • David Poland analyzes the brave new world of media ad buys. [The Hot Blog] • Tom O’Neil on Geoffrey Rush’s new acting triple crown with last […]

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5/25 Web Round-up

Posted by · 9:07 am · May 26th, 2009

• Tom O’Neil chats up the actors of Broadways’ “God of Carnage.” [Gold Derby] • Noah Forrest gets wrapped up in the excitement of seeing “Drag Me to Hell” with an audience (a week or so after decrying the public movie-going experience). [Movie City News] • Indie filmmaker and noted script doctor John Sayles is […]

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Hope Davis lands a Tony nomination for ‘God of Carnage’

Posted by · 9:36 am · May 5th, 2009

Back in March I expressed some slight irritation over the fact that Marcia Gay Harden was pulling attention away from my new crush Hope Davis for her admittedly brilliant turn on Broadway in “God of Carnage.”  It’s not like I have it in for Harden or anything, mind you.  All four principles in the cast […]

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Angry/sexy

Posted by · 12:51 pm · April 2nd, 2009

And Hope Davis… well… I have always liked watching Hope Davis’ work, but I haven’t always understood how directors saw her in some of the roles she’s played. Something like American Splendor is character work… terrific. But there has always been a kind of angry, sexy blond thing that I could see that directors saw […]

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Davis flies under the radar

Posted by · 6:36 pm · March 22nd, 2009

From AP drama critic Michael Kuchwara on the Broadway production of “God of Carnage”: The real revelation of the evening, though, is Harden, usually seen in much more somber roles such as her Oscar-winning performance as Lee Krasner in the film “Pollack.” In “Carnage,” she undergoes the play’s most startling transformation — from quiet, considerate […]

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Crush

Posted by · 9:20 pm · March 20th, 2009

Alright, I’ve got to confess an undying love here and now, a lingering sort of obsessive interest, both cerebral and, of course, physical, in an actress that can do no wrong.  Ever.  I’m talking to you, Hope Davis. There, I said it.  Sure, you’re 45 (as of Monday, so Happy Birthday) and I’m 27, plus, […]

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