Tag: Cate Blanchett

Best Performances In Film By A Leading Lady

Early this morning on a walk, I started thinking about the best performances by an actress of all time. My first choice was Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz because¬†it is the singular performance seen more times by me than any other. But…

Blue Jasmine vs. A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams’s play, A Streetcar Named Desire, was an instant success rapidly followed by the 1951 film version by Elia Kazan. Marlon Brando is at his best and the classic has been a favorite of mine for decades. Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine starring Cate…

Knight of Cups

I’m bored. Where are the great films of 2013? I wish we did not have to wait for the fall/winter to watch the big contenders fighting for the awards’ season.¬† I am excited about an upcoming film. Any way you stack the deck, this…