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2012 Stories by Marsha McCreadie

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  • Consuming Spirits

    published December 12, 2012

    Be careful what you wish for: Consuming Sprits delivers, in spades, a panacea for the oxymoronic "committee of creatives" method of many... More >>

  • Those Who Prey: Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

    published November 14, 2012

    It's a good thing that documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney is an ex-Catholic; it takes the rage of the disillusioned to so zealously rip the veil... More >>

  • In the Family

    published November 14, 2012

    The confessional monologue central to In the Family is so engrossing—an emotional oasis in the middle of a legal... More >>

  • Coming Up Roses

    published November 7, 2012

    After a hoot of an entrance by Bernadette Peters showboating a tune from the rafters at a church wedding, Coming Up Roses takes a... More >>

  • Sexy Baby

    published October 17, 2012

    There might be something new to say about sex after all, and it's said in Sexy Baby, a snazzily edited documentary by Jill Bauer and... More >>

  • Sassy Pants

    published October 17, 2012

    Thanks to a cinematic intervention by Haley Joel Osment as Chip, a helpful, hopeful, and sparkly eyed best-gay-friend type, Sassy Pants... More >>

  • Trade of Innocents

    published October 3, 2012

    So on-message it forgets it’s a movie, Trade of Innocents has only one memorable character, though that might be inadvertent: the scuzzy... More >>

  • Bringing Up Bobby

    published September 26, 2012

    Twofers, even unwitting ones like Bringing Up Bobby, make you suspicious for a reason. A rollicking car trip—a mother-and-son duo... More >>

  • Step Up to the Plate (Entre les Bras)

    published September 12, 2012

    Step Up to the Plate, despite its punny, baseball-derived title, is about slow ritual: food prep, family traditions, and those of... More >>

  • General Education

    published August 22, 2012

    If General Education seems familiar, it’s not just the one witty scene reprising everyone’s high school graduation memory of... More >>

  • Sundowning

    published August 8, 2012

    Any old malady would have done for Sundowning, a two-person convalescence chamber piece that opts to play off cinema's current disease... More >>

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