Patricia Clarkson

The Act

Sensationalist, Sexist, or Something More: Munchausen by Proxy Moms


A recent pattern in miniseries moms introduces a new kind of villain to television.

Sharp Objects

Rage, Control, and Rituals of Violence in ‘Sharp Objects’


‘Sharp Objects’ deftly contrasts two kinds of female serial killers and the generations of ritual abuse that tie them together.

The Party Sally Potter

‘The Party’ Review: Sally Potter Hosts a Party You Will Never Forget


With The Party, legendary British filmmaker Sally Potter combines sharp style with witty substance and hosts a party you will never forget.