Still Alice
First screened in September 2014
Directors: Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland. Cast: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, Stephen Kunken, Hunter Parrish, Shane McRae, Erin Darke. Screenplay: Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland (based on the novel by Lisa Genova).

Twitter Capsule: Moore is good; scenes with Stewart, Baldwin, Kunken all show promise. Pace off. Images say too little, score too much.

VOR:   Even if film is less than a feast, plentiful food for thought: about parent-child dynamics, the adult lives of orphans, when smart people get sick, and curing vs. compensating for illness.

Photo © 2014 Sony Pictures Classics/Killer Films/Backup Media/Big Indie Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress: Julianne Moore

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress (Drama): Julianne Moore

Other Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Actress (Moore)
Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actress (Moore)
Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Actress (Moore)
National Board of Review: Best Actress (Moore)

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