Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Cold in July’ (2014)

Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Cold in July’ (2014)

Watching Cold in July is like getting on a bus and quickly realizing the increasingly sweaty and foreboding ride isn’t remotely heading for the destination named on your ticket. In this East Texas tale set in 1989, director and co-writer Jim Mickle sure dishes out...
Astrology: Film: Review: ‘August: Osage County’ (2013)

Astrology: Film: Review: ‘August: Osage County’ (2013)

At the heart of August: Osage County, directed by John Wells, is an ugly metaphor for what ails the Weston family. We learn soon enough that Violet (Meryl Streep), the clan’s matriarch and Lunar symbol, is terminally ill with cancer of the mouth, the body part which...