We’re thrilled that HBO has decided to bring back “True Detective” for a third season, and we’ve got the latest casting news for you today courtesy of Deadline. The site reports today that Sarah Gadon (“Alias Grace”) and Emily Nelson (“Code Black”) will recur in Season 3, as characters named Elisa Montgomery and Margaret. “Season 3 tells the story […]
Sarah Gadon (Alias Grace) and Emily Nelson (Code Black) have been tapped to recur in the third season of Nic Pizzolatto's HBO crime anthology series True Detective, starring Mahershala Ali, Carmen Ejogo, Stephen Dorff, Scoot McNairy,...Show More Summary
Leading the list is Margaret Atwood, thanks to the TV versions of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace. Runners-up are Sarah Perry and Helen Dunmore; Elena Ferrante came in at number five, followed by the only man in the top ten, Haruki Murakami.
Canadian actor and director Albert Schultz has been accused of sexual assault and harassment by four TV actresses in separate lawsuits. The women who brought forward the lawsuits are Orphan Black‘s Kristin Booth, Frontier‘s Diana Bentley, Hannah Miller and Patricia Fagan, who allege the abuse went on while he was the artistic director at Soulpepper [...]
Maraithe Thomas recommends “Wormwood,” Andrea Denhoed recommends “Alias Grace,” and Joshua Rothman recommends “Fringe.”
The tale of Grace—an Irish immigrant and servant accused of a heinous crime in 19th-century Canada—is a story of women who endured sexual violence, back-alley abortions, life in a new land, and sometimes lived to tell their story. But...Show More Summary
Warning: Contains spoilers for the entire season of 'Alias Grace' Over the holiday weekend I watched the entirety of Netflix's Alias Grace in one shot. And while that's convenient for impulse control issues and for You People who have already...
The horror is the one reflected in the one painting in the book and adaptation - Guido Reni's Susannah and the Elders. The horror runs through the heart of everything. "Everyone is possessed by the same demon that no one can exorcise. It’s a horror so pervasive and unimaginable that a glimpse of its true […]
This article originally appeared in Vulture. Alias Grace is a mystery story, and its end offers us a solution. The central question is whether Grace Marks was responsible for murdering her employer Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper Nancy Montgomery. Show More Summary
By Valerie Ettenhofer Sarah Polley's script makes for a thrilling domestic mystery. The article The Language of ‘Alias Grace’ Spins an Intricate Web appeared first on Film School Rejects.
UNDERRATED 'Alias Grace’: Adapted from a work by novelist Margaret Atwood, this patiently drawn Netflix miniseries also holds a prism up to current times, but unlike “The Handmaid’s Tale,” maybe doesn’t force the viewer into a fetal position of despair for the future. Written by Sarah Polley, whose...
This article originally appeared in Vulture. One thing we always get wrong about the Victorians: They weren’t all terrified of the specter of sex. Just as history belongs to the victors, it also belongs to the wealthy, and so our vision...Show More Summary
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One thing we always get wrong about the Victorians: They weren’t all terrified of the specter of sex. Just as history belongs to the victors, it also belongs to the wealthy, and so our vision of 19th-century fair maidens in white frocks is one that tilts toward the wives and ... More »
The immersive process of becoming Grace Marks in the critically-acclaimed Netflix adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Alias Grace is a mystery story, and its end offers us an solution. The central question is whether Grace Marks was responsible for murdering her employer Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper Nancy Montgomery. The answer? Yes and no. In the last episode, Grace undergoes hypnosis and appears to fall into ... More »
The mystery at the heart of Netflix’s must-watch Margaret Atwood adaptation is less about whodunit and more about confronting our mistrust of women’s stories.
After the amazing critically acclaimed success of Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, it was no surprise that more of Atwood's works would be getting the streaming service treatment. Netflix decided to get their piece of the pie with Alias Grace, a historical fiction novel based on true events about one of Canada's most infamous alleged murderers, Grace Marks.
This review contains plot details of “Alias Grace” THIS week, the Supreme Court paved the way for the execution of Vernon Madison, a 67-year-old from Alabama convicted of murdering a police officer three decades ago. Having suffered strokes, Mr Madison no longer remembers his crime, and is diagnosed with both dementia and amnesia.
The slow, measured pacing of Alias Grace makes the frenetic energy of the hypnosis scene at the center of its finale all the more thrilling. The finale is brilliantly crafted and, at times, downright terrifying. It’s also deliberately inconclusive, and that ambiguity is weirdly satisfying. Read more...