Her layered portrayals have won Laura Linney two Oscar nominations and a well-deserved reputation as an ‘acting machine’. Now, as she takes on dementia and Philip Seymour Hoffman, the former special-needs teacher is forcing Hollywood to rewrite the script for fortysomething actresses.
For more, see this review of Linney’s new film, “The Savages,” in the (UK) Observer Magazine. I think this article reflects an important feminist issue – how Hollywood portrays women.
-Ralph Michael Stein