Untitled | The Moviegoer

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Untitled

Posted By on Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 8:38 AM

Julia Roberts now in semi-retirement and Meg Ryan and Sandra Bullock in their 40s, Witherspoon is pretty much the only leading lady in her 30s with any measurable mass appeal. Certainly, among the actresses of her generation — Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet — she's the only one with both a hugely successful comedy franchise on her résumé and a golden man on her mantel. ''Nobody else has her range,'' says Mark Waters, who directed Witherspoon in her last comedy, 2005's Just Like Heaven. ''Those other actresses are great, but you can't see them doing pratfalls. Reese can win an Oscar and do a pratfall.'' - - from Benjamin Svetkey's Entertainment Weekly Fall Movie Guide piece on Reese Witherspoon.

Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by BSR

  • Weekend Moviegoing

    "Sunshine Cleaning," "Wendy and Lucy."  And this is fantastic.
    • Mar 27, 2009
  • Checking the Queue

    Thanks to Philip Martin for a shout-out in his Friday MovieStyle column.  I haven't posted my Netflix queue in a while, so here it is.Frozen River; Miracle at St. Anna; Hellboy II: The Golden Army; Happy-Go-Lucky; and Cadillac Records - - all 2008 releases that I missed.
    • Mar 14, 2009
  • That Time of Year

    It's the slowest for movies. "Watchmen," the much anticipated film adapted from, arguably, the greatest graphic novel of all time, has stirred the emotions of critics.
    • Mar 11, 2009
  • More »
 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation