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Olive Kitteridge: Til Death Do Us Part

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A SIMPLE LIFE. Six years ago, Frances McDormand read “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout. This was at a time when the actress had watched The Wire (2002-2008) and realized how a sprawling story could be told in a television format. In McDormand’s mind, “Olive Kitteridge” could not be made as … Continue reading Olive Kitteridge: Til Death Do Us Part

Kids Are All Right: Moms, Meet Dad

NIC AND JULES HAD THE PERFECT FAMILY, UNTIL THEY MET THE MAN WHO MADE IT ALL POSSIBLE.    It took forever, but then it all seemed to change in a few months. Suddenly, Americans adopted a more positive attitude toward the idea of rainbow families. President Barack Obama coming out in favor of gay marriage … Continue reading Kids Are All Right: Moms, Meet Dad