Oscar winner Melissa Leo doesn’t mind being considered a character actress—in fact, she takes pride in knowing that her talent is what gets her cast.
Robert Zemeckis‘ Flight open this weekend and I’m looking forward to it. I love Zemeckis and glad that he’s back in the live action world. Not that his animated films were bad, they just weren’t for me. Flight stars Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, John Goodman and Melissa Leo. It has Washington as Whip Whitaker (how great is that name?), a seasoned airline pilot who miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly
Conviction tells the true story of Betty Anne Waters (Hilary Swank) and her brother Kenny (Sam Rockwell). When a diner waitress is found stabbed to death in her trailer home, Kenny – the local troublemaker – is charged with murder, convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Waters, a single mother, spends the next 18 years of her life becoming a lawyer in order to free her brother. Minnie Driver plays Betty Anne’s friend and