25 posts tagged with sissyspacek.
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Movie: Four Christmases
When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad (Vince Vaughn) and Kate (Reese Witherspoon) must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all [more inside]
Movie: The Man with Two Brains
A brain surgeon marries a femme fatale, causing his life to turn upside down. Things go more awry when he falls in love with a talking brain. [more inside]
Movie: The Help
Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer) is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan (Emma Stone) is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines. [more inside]
Movie: Coal Miner's Daughter
Raised in rural Kentucky poverty and married at the age of 13, Loretta Lynn (Sissy Spacek) begins writing and singing her own country songs in her early 20s. With the tireless help of her husband Oliver "Doo" Lynn (Tommy Lee Jones), Loretta rises from local honky-tonks and small-time record deals to national tours and hit singles, befriending her idol Patsy Cline (Beverly D'Angelo) and becoming a country music icon despite the toll stardom takes on her family and her marriage. [more inside]
Movie: Hot Rod
For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most outrageous stunt yet to raise money for Frank's operation -- and then Rod will kick Frank's butt. [more inside]
Movie: Blast from the Past
A naive man comes out into the world after spending 35 years in a nuclear fallout shelter. [more inside]
Homecoming: All Episodes Season 1, Ep 0
A waitress formerly employed as a caseworker at a facility that helps returning soldiers transition back to civilian life is tracked down by a Department of Defense investigator seeking information about the incident that led to her departure. [more inside]
Castle Rock: The Queen Season 1, Ep 7
As Ruth Deaver (Sissy Spacek) tumbles unpredictably through a lifetime of memories, the escaped Kid makes himself at home (again?). [more inside]
Castle Rock: Filter Season 1, Ep 6
After a videotape leads him into the woods near Castle Rock, Henry finds an unexpected connection to his past; elsewhere, Pangborn goes in search of answers on the Kid's behalf. [more inside]
Castle Rock: Harvest Season 1, Ep 5
"The Kid" is released from Shawshank, with suffering following in his wake; meanwhile, Sheriff Pangborn (Scott Glenn) receives a decidedly bittersweet commendation. [more inside]
Castle Rock: The Box Season 1, Ep 4
Henry's research finds him following a possible lead to his own disappearance 27 years earlier; meanwhile, Shawshank Prison guard Dennis Zalewski discovers a solution to his growing workplace anxiety. [more inside]
Castle Rock: Habeas Corpus Season 1, Ep 2
More is revealed via flashback about young Henry Deaver's January 1991 disappearance, as well as the long and cursed history of the town of Castle Rock; in the present day, Henry begins the investigation into the facts about Warden Lacy (Terry O'Quinn) and his nameless prisoner.
Castle Rock: Severance Season 1, Ep 1
Defense attorney Henry Deaver (Andre Holland) is called back to his hometown of Castle Rock, Maine, following the discovery of a mysterious man (Bill Skarsgard) hidden in the bowels of Shawshank Prison. Inspired by the works of Stephen King. [more inside]
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. [more inside]
Movie: In the Bedroom
A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband. [more inside]
An impressionable teen girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend go on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands. [more inside]
Bloodline: Part 13 Season 1, Ep 13
A pier dedication. [more inside]
Bloodline: Part 12 Season 1, Ep 12
"When’s it gonna end?"
Bloodline: Part 11 Season 1, Ep 11
Danny continues his wild descent.
Bloodline: Part 10 Season 1, Ep 10
The wedding plans continue apace. John and Marco's investigation points them in Danny's direction.
Bloodline: Part 9 Season 1, Ep 9
The DEA gets involved in John's murder case. Tensions rise between Meg and Danny. John digs into Danny's past. Sally reminisces.
Bloodline: Part 8 Season 1, Ep 8
Kevin recovers at Sally's house. Danny makes a deal with Carlos. One of the murdered girls is identified.
Bloodline: Part 7 Season 1, Ep 7
John and Marco get a lead in their investigation. Meg does her best to help Carlos.
Bloodline: Part 6 Season 1, Ep 6
Danny learns an awful truth about the past. Meg takes on a new client. Kevin's personal life takes a turn. [more inside]
Bloodline: Part 5 Season 1, Ep 5
While searching for evidence in his case, John finds something disturbing from the family's past.