Monday, March 12, 2018

Everything You Ever Need To Know About Life...

... you can learn from:

Another Year (2010)

Mary: I'm very much a glass-half-full kind of girl. But it's tricky, because... I meet these older men who want somebody younger, and that's great, because I fit the bill. But... when they find out that... you know, I'm not as young as they thought, they don't want to know. My looks work against me.

A very happy 62nd birthday to Lesley Manville and yes I am as astonished as you are that the woman we just watched being flawlessly fabulous in Phantom Thread is 62 years old. My god. Anyway I wouldn't have given her the Oscar (not with Laurie Metcalf sitting there) but she was certainly my runner-up - let's hope this masterful actress keeps getting parts worthy of her mad skills.

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