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Laura Dern

‘Trial by Fire’ Can’t Rally Behind Dern’s Performance
2 months ago

‘Trial by Fire’ Can’t Rally Behind Dern’s Performance

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“Trial By Fire” opens in Corsicana, Texas of 1991, where Cameron Todd Willingham (Jack O’Connell) is viewed by neighbors to be acting suspiciously while fleeing his home as it burns …
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Dern Gives Duplicitous ‘J.T. LeRoy’ a Boost
3 months ago

Dern Gives Duplicitous ‘J.T. LeRoy’ a Boost

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The recent Salisbury Review, a quarterly conservative magazine founded by Sir Roger Scruton, began this way:

“A woman who calls herself a man can have a baby, but …
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‘Flix It’ Offers Guide Through Netflix Jungle
11 months ago

‘Flix It’ Offers Guide Through Netflix Jungle

Film opinion from the right is often mired in culture warring.

A new podcast avoids that trap while giving listeners some great movie tips.

David Marcus and Ellie Bufkin are …
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Why ‘Wild at Heart’ Is a Love Letter to America
1 year ago

Why ‘Wild at Heart’ Is a Love Letter to America

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David Lynch’s “Wild At Heart” is about two lovers, Sailor Ripley (Nicolas Cage) and Lulu Fortune (Laura Dern).

Their tender, youthful and sex-crazed romance is constantly hindered by the presence …
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