Estelle Parsons has always found something interesting to do.
If there’s anything with even the slightest ability to nudge Cate Blanchett’s path to Oscar victory off course, it’s the seemingly endless Farrowgate scandal.
Tomorrow, the WGA will announce its 2014 award winners, and whichever scribe(s) waltz off with the Original Screenplay prize may do the same on Oscar night.
Streep has earned kudos for a performance that’s fine, but not stellar when measured against her better work.
The relative quality of generational family abuse, a prominent motif in the play, comes through loud and clear.