WATCH AT HOME!
Oscar History
Welcome

The Film Experience™ was created by亚博主页Nathaniel R.Gemini,Cinephile,Actressexual.All material herein is written and copyrighted by Nathaniel or a member ofour teamas noted.

Powered by Squarespace
Don't Miss This!

PAIN & GLORY(review) - Now playing!

Comment Fun

JOKER- (review)

"I'll be glad when the discourse surrounding this film has died down.I didn't hate it.I just found it flat (in spite of Phoenix's commendable efforts)."-MJ

"Audiences clapping at violence is a societal red flag.I had the same problem with the Tarantino film.This film was violent,depressing and pointless."-TF

"This is the best film I've seen all year.Devastating performance by Phoenix!"-David

Keep TFE Strong

We're looking for500...no461 Patron Saints!If you read us daily,please be one.Your suscription dimes make an enormous difference.Consider...

I ♥ The Film Experience亚博主页

THANKS IN ADVANCE

Interviews

recent

Directors(For Sama)
Lulu Wang(The Farewell)
Ritesh Batra(Photograph)
Schmidt & Abrantes(Diamantino)
Jia Zhang-ke(Ash is Purest White)

What'cha Looking For?
Subscribe

Entries in S Epatha Merkerson (1)

Wednesday
Jul 12 2017

Stage Door: An Ode to S.Epatha Merkerson

Editor's Note: I've been away at theNational Critics Institutein CT but will be back in a few days to regular blogging right here at The Film Experience.亚博主页In the meantime please enjoy this review of one of the shows I saw in my absence,starring two of television's best actresses.The Roommateis playing through July 16th at the Williamstown Theater Festivaland you should expect a transfer to NYC stages.- Nathaniel R

S.Epatha Merkerson in rehearsals.Photo by Daniel Rader

She wanted to be a spy… or a baker if espionage didn't work out.It's tough to square theseinterchangeably silly abandoned dreams with timid Iowa retiree Sharon,standing right there in her well-stocked suburban kitchen.Sharon dreamt of being a spy?—Sharon!?!Her new roommate doesn't seem trustworthy but is right about at least one thing: Sharon shouldn't "mummify"herself this early and needs to get out there and live.

I'm speaking like you know Sharon because I do.Sharon is fictional,you see,but the glorious actressS Epatha Merkersonand the playwright Jen Silverman have breathed such life into this rich idiosyncratic character in the new playThe Roommatethat for two hours I was convinced otherwise...

Click to read more ...亚博足彩app