Mary Steenburgen

Jonathan Demme\'s breakthrough film deserves to find a new audience.
With the Carter administration deep in its socially-crippling inflationary spike and Reagan’s middle-America dreamland still 18 months off, Jonathon Demme’s 1980 calling-card film Melvin and Howard captured both the fantasy and the reality of the...
This film has got the personality of a 60’s drive-in throwaway programmer.
This romantic comedy is so sweet and innocuous it’s like a live action Disney cartoon version of life – the kind where people fight and argue all the time but no one’s feelings stay hurt for long. If that sounds off-putting, that’s not the worst...
It is on Lynch’s genius that the film dies its long death, unable to satisfy any but the most simpatico, open-minded fans.
Standing as a much anticipated follow-up to 2001’s surprise box office and critical coup, Mulholland Dr., David Lynch’s Inland Empire shares many cues and codas with that tauter, more entertaining film. While it makes equal use of oblique...
David Lynch succeeds again in providing a unique cinema experience that is completely nonsensical.
Inland Empire is auteur David Lynch’s latest attempt to use the cinematic architecture against itself in a bid to refract fractured notions of identity, self and"¦"¦and who am I kidding? After watching Inland Empire I didn’t have a clue as to...
Thanks to the performances, the film just about avoids the sickly sentimentality it always skirts.
George Monroe, Kevin Kline, works as an architect but he lives in a rundown, badly cared for house on a clifftop overlooking the ocean. For years he\'s promised to pull the place down and build a dream house on this spot; but he\'s never got...