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TIFF: “Spencer” Review

TIFF: “Spencer” Review

-Allison McCulloch 111 mins. | Germany/Chile/UK/USA | 2021 Happy Christmas Chilean director Pablo Larraín made Jackie (2016), another film about a political wife who was the victim of her husband’s affairs. This film focuses on Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart), as she encounters the double standards of Prince Charles (Jack Farthing) who is allowed to run … Continue reading TIFF: “Spencer” Review

TIFF: “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” Review

TIFF: “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” Review

-Allison McCulloch 126 mins. | USA/Canada | 2021 Director: Michael ShowalterEditors:  Mary Jo Markey, Andrew WeisblumCinematographer: Mike GioulakisCostume Design: Mitchell TraversHair: Betty Lou Skinner (key hair stylist), Heather A. Hawkins (key hair stylist), Stephanie Ingram (hair department head), Elisa Acevedo (hair stylist), J.C. Davis (hair stylist) “Tammy Faye…I love you just the way you are.” … Continue reading TIFF: “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” Review

“The Capote Tapes” Review

“The Capote Tapes” Review

-Allison McCulloch There are a wealth of films about Truman Capote, including the narrative features: Capote (2005) and Infamous (2006), in addition to the Maysles Brothers’ documentary short “A Visit with Truman Capote” (1966). The Capote Tapes mainly focused on Capote’s final, unfinished work: “Answered Prayers”;  where he dished on high society and lost many … Continue reading “The Capote Tapes” Review