Michael K. Williams coming out in 2009?

Posted by · 12:46 am · September 6th, 2009

Something struck me while watching Todd Solondz’s “Life During Wartime” earlier this morning.  Actor Michael K. Williams is having a coming out moment this year with powerful supporting performances both here and in John Hillcoat’s “The Road.” Fans of HBO’s “The Wire” are no stranger to Williams, who dazzled viewers for five seasons as stick-up […]

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Is Dennis Lehane the new Jane Austen?

Posted by · 5:28 am · June 17th, 2008

Okay, perhaps not. Maybe more like the new Elmore Leonard. But the quintessential Boston writer is clearly Hollywood’s favourite author du jour. After the adaptations of “Mystic River” and “Gone Baby Gone” reignited the careers of Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck, respectively, it seems the studios are snapping up his titles faster than he can write them. I hardly need to […]

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