2008-10-21Movie Review: Angie
Under Coolidge's direction, Angie maneuvers some neat, sharp turns through this familiar landscape
"Martha Coolidge has served enough time in the Hollywood grind mill to apply for workers' comp. Despite her directorial debut with the controversial documentary Not A Pretty Picture, and the highly praised romantic comedy Valley Girl, Coolidge has spent nearly a decade trying to gain commercial footing. She did her time on TV with Sledge Hammer, and she barely survived directing several forgettable teenage flicks. Rambling Rose finally returned her to critical favor, and Lost in Yonkers made her bankable, Now, with Angie, Coolidge finally has found that magical mix of feminist concern and money-making mirth that will place her in Hollywood's front rank..." ~ read the entire news article here.