Family Phil Bacharach
I don’t presume to know whether the executives at DreamWorks Animation
drive hybrids or turn off the lights when they leave a room, but in at
least one respect, they appear to be environmentalists: They recycle
their own films.
Oklahoma ACLU director Joann Bell retires after 20-plus years.
News Phil Bacharach
As executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Oklahoma affiliate, Bell has been on the front lines of some of the most divisive controversies in arguably the most culturally conservative state in the country.
Strong acting and little story transform Mike Leigh’s film into a poignant slice of life.
Drama Phil Bacharach
Nothing much happens in Mike Leigh films, at least not in the strictest sense of Plot Mechanics 101. There are no car chases or explosions, not even a juicy epiphany in the final reel.