All-Time Favorite Actresses, Vol. XXVIII

Rachel Bilson Shirley Booth Hilarie Burton Kimberly Elise Susie Essman Adèle Exarchopoulos Allie Grant Adèle Haenel Daryl Hannah Kim Hunter Carol Kane Bethany Joy Lenz Tina Majorino Mary McDonnell Noémie Merlant  Lesley Nicol Gilda Radner Anne Ramsey Autumn Reeser Lois Smith Emily VanCamp xx JB

Criterion First Watches, March 2020

Daughters of the Dust Separate Tables Vanya on 42nd Street The V.I.P.S. The Country Girl In The Cut The Divorcee Rashomon Cameraperson Come Back, Little Sheba Elmer Gantry Sweet Smell of Success To Sir, With Love Bridge On The River Kwai A Patch of Blue Local Hero Paris Blues Eve’s Bayou Holy Smoke Life Is…

March Madness

HARD CHOICES. #Justice for Laurie and The Devil Wears Prada. xx JB

What I’m Watching: March 2020

Visible: Out on Television I cried. Hillary Not that illuminating, but I really enjoyed it. Curb Your Enthusiasm Pretty pretty pretty good. Hunters xx JB

The Queen Stays Queen

Laurie Metcalf is, without a doubt, the reigning queen of American theater. A six-time Tony nominee and two-time winner, she made history last year as the first performer in Broadway history to be nominated for a Tony in four consecutive years. She is a stunningly versatile and empathetic powerhouse of an actress, and an absolute…