Henrik Ibsen is often considered the father of realism, but the citation is, more likely than not, a result of plays written later in a career that began in1850. It was Ghosts (1879) and A Doll's House (1881), that we think of as having conferred the realist title on him.
In Peter Morton's clever and humorous work of historic fiction, the queen moves in and out of time, not chronologically, waxing wise on world events, and with the wizardry of dressers, changes costume onstage.
One aspect concerning the film that caught my attention is the name of Dylan Baker appearing as the director. Now Baker has been an actor in many movies and in a lot of them he has had some quirky roles.
Dylan Baker's Halloween is full of treats. The veteran actor, who has a knack for bringing an indie cred to a mainstream project and vice versa, has had one piece of good news follow another this autumn.
Authors often like to talk about finding their literary voices, which generally means they haven't sold anything yet. This post, however is about writers who actually have sold a book, want to voice the audiobook edition -- and shouldn't.
This juicy drama-filled episode felt like when "The Good Wife" was on top of its game last year ... Julianna Margulies turned in a stellar performance ... in side looks and eye rolls alone. This woman deserves all the praise she gets.