Tagged with Sally Field

Review: Hello, My Name is Doris, 2016, dir. Michael Showalter

Review: Hello, My Name is Doris, 2016, dir. Michael Showalter


There are two main reasons to seek out Michael Showalter’s Hello, My Name is Doris: Sally Field and Max Greenfield, who share a warm and genuinely affectionate chemistry with one another as Showalter’s unexpected will they/won’t they romantic leads. The third reason to see the film is Showalter himself, who brings a surprisingly earnest directorial sensibility to what could easily … Continue reading

Review: Lincoln, 2012, dir. Steven Spielberg

Review: Lincoln, 2012, dir. Steven Spielberg


Walking out of Lincoln, you may be struck at the revelation that Honest Abe had a pretty consistent comedic streak running through him. Would you believe that Spielberg’s biopic on one of the US’s greatest leaders happens to be one of the best comedies of 2012? I’m being dishonest, naturally; Lincoln, mired in a bloody stage … Continue reading