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Reeling it in: 'The Homesman' paints a bleak portrait

...straight-to-video western, directed by Tommy Lee Jones, and starring Jones, Hillary Swank, John Lithgow, James Spader and Meryl Streep, I'd have thought, "Wow. I wonder what went wrong with that production?" Today when I see that line-up, I...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-15/reeling-it-in-the-home
Arts & Entertainment

...Cheers erupted throughout the Dolby, perhaps the loudest coming from a fellow supporting-actress nominee who Arquette bested: Meryl Streep. "Made my night," Streep told Arquette backstage.Tears streamed down the face of David Oyelowo, who played the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jake-coyle/2015-02-23
'Into the Woods' where Granny resides

...well-performed, however. Aside from Depp, who had a little too much Jack Sparrow in his rendition, all the singing is top-notch. Meryl Streep, as the witch, proves once again that no role is impossible for her, and Anna Kendrick, as Cinderella, proves that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-01-21-0
Arts & Entertainment

...himself); sonorous narration (by Peter Coyote); the words of its major figures recited, in character, by notable actors (Meryl Streep voices Eleanor).The stately Burns formula is as predictable as the tides, perhaps too much so by now. But its robust...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-09-10
Arts & Entertainment
Memories color true horrors in perfect society

...is caring for, his newfound awareness begins to alert the suspicions of the Chief Elder, played with a measured menace by Meryl Streep. Things come to a head, but just when things seem darkest, the Giver reveals a plan that just might save them all...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-09-17
Arts & Entertainment

...supporting nominations were a bit of a surprise.Robert Duvall was recognized for the middling courtroom drama "The Judge," Meryl Streep for the adaption of musical "Into the Woods" and Naomi Watts for "St. Vincent." Watts is also part of the "Birdman...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-10-0
News
"Catching Fire" movie review

...Playbook," and next month's "American Hustle," Lawrence is positioning herself to be either the next Julia Roberts or Meryl Streep. Or maybe a little bit of both."Catching Fire" is very good, especially considering it's the weakest of the three...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-11-27/catching-fire-movie-re
Arts & Entertainment
Cal Thomas: 'The Giver' a portent of what might be?

...on the best-selling novel by Lois Lowry, which won the 1994 Newbery Medal. The film has an A-list cast, comprised of Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift.For those unfamiliar with the book, the storyline depicts what occurs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-28/cal-thomas-the-giver-a-portent-of
Opinion
Peninsula Reflections

...children, Lawrence D. Rorrison, who married Meryl Rodgers, and Betty Lou Rorrison, who...1894-1970) at Spruce Grove in 1991. Meryl Rodgers? mother, Esther Lauritzen Rodgers...children, Arthur and twins, Mildred and Meryl. After her first marriage was over, Esther...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010807/people_0108peo002.shtml
People
2009 on the silver screen: the best and the worst

...cute at best if it weren't for a beautiful performance by Meryl Streep as Child herself. One half of the movie takes place...Doesn't that sound like fun? "It's Complicated" If Meryl Streep wowed me into including "Julie & Julia" on my top ten...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011410/pul_549125092.shtml

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