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Entries by Nancy Doyle Palmer from 01/2012

The Descendants: A Paint-By-Number Masterpiece

| Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment

As one of the character puts it, "This is a unique and dramatic situation." But to the audience, The Descendants is simply about saying good-bye.

Caitlin Flanagan and Joan Didion: Writers and Mothers

| Posted 01.20.2012 | Media

Caitlin Flanagan goes there -- the third rail of women talking about other women -- the kind of stuff we lower our voices to share -- she goes after Joan Didion's portrayal of herself as a mother. With all due respect.

Smashed and Predisposed -- Sundance Spotlights Addiction

| Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment

It's an old story that's not often told or told well in Hollywood, but this year's Sundance Film Festival premiered two films that showcase addiction and all its glorious collateral damage with effective grace and a deft touch.