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Movie Review - August: Osage County

Posted by Randy Shulman
January 14, 2014 10:17 AM |
I didn’t have an opportunity to see Tracy Letts’ three-hour epic August: Osage County on the stage, but from everything I’ve heard, I’ve little doubt it was an astonishing piece of work. Instead, I saw it in a movie theater. What a mistake. The playwright's own two-hour screen adaptation never quite bores, but as well-acted as it may be ... [Read]

In Larry Crowne, an aimless, unemployed man, played by Tom Hanks, goes back to college and gains more than just book smarts. He also gains a Mercedes -- that is, a woman named for the high-end carmaker, an instructor looking a new passion. Somehow, she finds it in Hanks -- but then Mercedes is played by Julia Roberts, who can ... [Read]