What Lies Beneath

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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

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