Jonathan, Ansel Elgort's Twin Thriller, Was a Very Difficult Experience for Me 

The last thing I wanted to do at 4 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon was see Jonathan, which premiered last week at the Tribeca Film Festival. Jonathan has been labeled a “thriller,” which is my least favorite genre, and stars Ansel Elgort, who is my least favorite actor. In fact, it technically stars two Ansel Elgorts,…

An Appreciation of Patricia Clarkson in House of Cards

Jane Davis isn’t introduced in the fifth season of House of Cards until its seventh episode. But from the delivery of her first line (“It’s been a long time,” crooned while shaking Claire Underwood’s hand) she becomes the show’s most captivating and mysterious character since the introduction of Jimmi Simpson’s Gavin…