The Father

It becomes clear early on that Anthony is suffering from dementia, and Anne is struggling to help him come to terms with the illness. Florian Zeller’s directorial debut doesn’t answer these questions, but it does open the door to a world of torment that will be all too familiar to those who have witnessed the impact of dementia. It’s a stark, unglamorous turn from a master of his craft, capturing the sense of a person being slowly erased by their illness, and just how confusing, frustrating and frightening that must…

Jessica Chastain praises the good lord in The Eyes of Tammy Faye trailer

In the new film from Michael Showalter, she appears alongside Andrew Garfield (as her oily husband, Jim Bakker) and Vincent D’Onofrio (as Jerry Falwell, the kingmaker of the Christian right) to recount Tammy Faye’s surprising rise and fall. In the press, Chastain has been vocal about her commitment to producing and starring in films that showcase complex female characters finding their own strength, a pledge reflected in her recent gig on Molly’s Game and in her upcoming all-women spy thriller The 355. Today brings the first trailer, and a look…