A Prairie Home Companion

15 Dec 10 Director: Robert Altman USA 2006 105 min The final film by the great Robert Altman, A Prairie Home Companion is the big screen adaption of Garison Keillor’s radio show. The film showcases plenty of the director’s strengths: it’s got a gigantic cast and plenty of quirky acting and dialogue. Much like the… Continue reading A Prairie Home Companion

Marvin’s Room

17 Mar 1999 Director: Jerry Zaks USA 1996 98 min Estranged since their father’s first stroke some 17 years earlier, Lee (Meryl Streep) and Bessie (Diane Keaton) lead separate lives in separate states. Lee’s son, Hank (Leonardo DiCaprio), finds himself committed to a mental institution after setting fire to his mother’s house. Marvin, the two… Continue reading Marvin’s Room