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Posts Tagged ‘Melissa Leo’

16 Sep. 2013

PRISONERS, arresting and powerful drama


An annual Thanksgiving gathering with the Birch and Dover families’ proved to be a nightmare neither family would forget.  Relaxing at the home of neighborhood friends, Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is a proud yet underemployed husband and father of two, doing what he thinks is best to support them. Deciding to leave their troubles aside […]

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01 Nov. 2012

Melissa Leo’s penetrating performance in FLIGHT pivots dramatic conclusion


When I first met Melissa Leo– several years ago at the Toronto Film Festival– she lived up to my impression; a terrific actor with an easy way about her, flat-footed assuredness and anything but pretentious. In other words, someone you could talk to; and, talk we did recently about the new movie, Flight. Leo costars […]

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