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Film, "August: Osage County": A Dysfunctional Family Deals with Public Conflict and Drugs in Private Parts

"August: Osage County": A Dysfunctional Family Deals with Public Conflict and Drugs in Private Parts

Testing an idea that every unhappy family is histrionic in its own way, John Wells directs Tracy Letts' adaptation of his own prize-studded 2007 play. Here's what happens when a venomous, painkiller-addled matriarch (Meryl Streep) and her three willful adult…
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Film, "The Company Men": Pity for the emasculated executive

"The Company Men": Pity for the emasculated executive

Tracking the parallel trajectories of three employees laid off from cushy corporate jobs at the same Boston-based manufacturing conglomerate, The Company Men is transparent in its ambition to capture the Way We Live Now from a sensitive, equitable — rather…
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