Posts Tagged ‘John Hawkes’


by Christopher Lloydon March 26, 2013
Daniel Day-Lewis shines in his mesmerizing portrayal of our 16th President.

The Sessions & The Perks of Being a Wallflower

by Christopher Lloydon February 12, 2013
Two heartfelt, exquisitely acted dramas, "The Sessions" and "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" were virtually shunned by the Oscars.


by Christopher Lloydon November 15, 2012
"Lincoln" has captured the sweet spot between historical hagiography and fully fleshed dramatic portrait of our 16th and greatest president.

The Sessions

by Christopher Lloydon November 7, 2012
A masterwork of acting and filmmaking, "The Sessions" is about sex and shows a lot of sex but isn't sex-obsessed.

Olivia Silver, writer/director of “Arcadia”

by Christopher Lloydon July 27, 2012
First-time filmmaker Olivia Silver talks about directing John Hawkes and some promising young actors in "Arcadia," an evocative coming-of-age road-trip story.


by Christopher Lloydon July 18, 2012
This coming-of-age story about a 12-year-old girl showcases the acting talents of Ryan Simpkins, and the storytelling acumen of writer/director Olivia Silver.

Martha Marcy May Marlene

by Austin Lugaron February 25, 2012
The mysterious title is just a tease to a richer world full of dreamlike paranoia and reasons why I'm afraid of John Hawkes.

Martha Marcy May Marlene

by Lauren Whalenon November 4, 2011
Beautifully disturbing, "Martha Marcy May Marlene" is a movie you can only see once. But you should see it.

Higher Ground

by Austin Lugaron September 29, 2011
Vera Farmiga picks a difficult but satisfying tale about religious isolation as her directorial debut.

Austin’s Top 10 of 2010

by Austin Lugaron December 31, 2010
Since all of the other cool kids were doing it, Austin also made a Top Ten list.