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Mary's Pop Shop
Neighborhood eatery is mostly solid
"...eatery is the framed photos of famous women named Mary – there's actress Mary Tyler Moore, Dallas makeup mogul..."

May 22, 2015 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Hollars
Domestic dramedy has flashes of magic
"...Kendrick, Charlie Day, Randall Park, Josh Groban, Ashley Dyke, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Mary Kay Place...."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Captain Ron
"...Directed by: Thom Eberhardt. Starring: Mary Kay Place, Martin Short and Kurt Russell. Snake Plissken!?!..."

Sept. 25, 1992 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Smashed
Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul portray a married couple who are plagued by the disease of alcoholism.
"...Directed by: James Ponsoldt. Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, Megan..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Diane
Mortality has never seemed more pressing or vibrant than in this tale of small-town aging
"...Directed by: Kent Jones. Starring: Mary Kay Place, Jake Lacy, Deirdre O’Connell, Estelle Parsons, Andrea..."

April 12, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Pecker
"...Starring: Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mark Joy, Mary Kay Place, Martha Plimpton, Brendan Sexton Iii, Mink Stole,..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sweet Home Alabama
"...Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, Mary Kay Place, Fred Ward, Jean Smart, Ethan Embry and..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Manny & Lo
"...Directed by: Lisa Krueger. Starring: Mary Kay Place, Scarlett Johansson, Aleksa Palladino and Paul Guilfoyle...."

Sept. 20, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bad Milo!
In this gross but smart comedy from Jacob Vaughan, a man's stress grows into a monster that explodes from his rectum.
"...Directed by: Jacob Vaughan. Starring: Ken Marino, Patrick Warburton, Mary Kay Place, Stephen Root, Gillian Jacobs, Peter Stormare and..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nine Lives
Composed of nine occasionally interlocking vignettes that star a dozen or so terrific actresses, Nine Lives presents intimate portraits of women grapplng with life.
"...Hunter, Jason Isaacs, Joe Mantegna, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Mary Kay Place, Aidan Quinn, Amanda Seyfried, Sissy Spacek and..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Fall Film Previews
September
"...is scuttled on the day it is to take place when the intended bride decides to follow her heart..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Screens Feature

Silver City
John Sayles adds his cinematic two cents to this election year’s plethora of politically minded movies.
"...John Sayles. Starring: Chris Cooper, Richard Dreyfuss, Danny Huston, Mary Kay Place, Michael Murphy, Maria Bello, Tim Roth, Daryl..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Page Two
Steve Earle brings Townes Van Zandt's ghost along on Silver City's magical mystery tour; it hangs around for the Toronto Film Festival
"...including Danny Huston, Richard Dreyfuss, Daryl Hannah, Chris Cooper, Mary Kay Place, Kris Kristofferson, Michael Murphy, Maria Bello, Miguel..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Austin Film Festival Review: Youth in Oregon
Family dramedy suffers from unnecessary subplots
"...Despite a fine ensemble that includes Frank Langella, Mary Kay Place, Christina Applegate, Billy Crudup, and Bates’ Motel’s..."

Oct. 22, 2016 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

It's Complicated
Far from complicated, this rom-com starring Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin is a wish-fulfillment fantasy for women of a certain age.
"...A Greek chorus of girlfriends (played by Rita Wilson, Mary Kay Place, Alexandra Wentworth, and Nora Dunn) appears for..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naturally Native
"...Valerie Red-Horse, Irene Bedard, Kimberly Norris, Pato Hoffmann and Mary Kay Place. Three Native America sisters start their own..."

Nov. 4, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

All Wrapped Up
Holiday Film Previews
"...Plimpton, Kevin Anderson, Hal Holbrook, Nick Stahl, Richard Jenkins, Mary Kay Place...."

Nov. 28, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...Cast: Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs, Peter Stormare, Stephen Root, Mary Kay Place (World Premiere)..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...Lisa Kudrow, and Janeane Garofalo prove that there's no place like home in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion...."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"...Alexander Payne; with Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Kurtwood Smith, Mary Kay Place, Kelly Preston, Burt Reynolds...."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Human Nature
"...Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto, Rosie Perez, Robert Forster and Mary Kay Place. The old nature-vs.-nurture argument takes a beating..."

April 12, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Scan Lines
The War Room
"...D: Alexander Payne (1997) with Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith, Swoosie Kurtz, Burt Reynolds, Tippi..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Screens Feature

Scanlines
Disney's Animated Storybook: Disney's 101 Dalmatians
"...D: Lisa Krueger (1996) with Mary Kay Place, Scarlett Johans-son, Aleksa Palladino, Paul Guilfoyle..."

May 30, 1997 Screens Feature

Lonesome Jim
Steve Buscemi directs this story about a lovable loser who moves back in with his off-kilter family in Indiana.
"...Directed by: Steve Buscemi. Starring: Casey Affleck, Liv Tyler, Mary Kay Place, Seymour Cassel, Kevin Corrigan, Jack Rovello, Rachel..."

April 28, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Latter Days
A West Hollywood party boy and a Mormon missionary find love and understanding.
"...Cox. Starring: Wesley A. Ramsey, Steve Sandvoss, Jacqueline Bisset, Mary Kay Place, Rebekah Jordan, Amber Benson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

John Grisham's The Rainmaker
"...Starring: Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Danny Glover, Mickey Rourke, Virginia Madsen, Roy..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Citizen Ruth
"...Directed by: Alexander Payne. Starring: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith and Burt Reynolds. Abortion rights..."

March 14, 1997 Movie Review

The Celling of Sundance
Sundance Film Festival Report
"...it does point to a growing observation of the marketplace the Sundance Film Festival has become...."

Feb. 2, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

I'll See You in My Dreams
Blythe Danner is exquisite as a 70-year-old widow entering the dating fray
"...Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Rhea Perlman, June Squibb, Mary Kay Place and Malin Akerman...."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Youth in Revolt
Teen angst is on the docket in this Michael Cera vehicle that's pleasant but never delivers on the revolt promised in the title.
"...Starring: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Jean Smart, Zach Galifianakis, Mary Kay Place, Justin Long, Fred Willard, Ray Liotta, Steve..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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