Patricia Clarkson Is Nine Years Wiser in ‘Learning to Drive’

Based on a New Yorker article by poet and essayist Katha Pollitt, “Learning to Drive” is the story of a New York City book editor named Wendy Shields (Patricia Clarkson), who forms an unlikely bond with her Indian Sikh driving instructor Darwan Singh Tur (Sir Ben Kingsley) amid the turmoil of her crumbling marriage. Although […]

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Oscar Isaac Shines in Holiday Must-See ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

In a holiday season stacked with blockbuster sequels and high-profile awards contenders, Joel and Ethan Coen’s beautifully evocative folk music tale “Inside Llewyn Davis” is a must-see. Set in 1960s New York City, the film chronicles a week in the life of a struggling folk singer named Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) as he tries to […]

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A Random Chat with ‘Love Guide’ Star Parker Posey

My phone conversation with Parker Posey began as she walked a New York City street on a breezy June afternoon. A “proper June day,” she called it. The 43-year-old actress, best known for her string of ’90s indie hits such as “Party Girl,” “Clockwatchers” and “The House of Yes,” began our interview discussing her earlier […]

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