Do we need another look back at the rotten heart of the '50s nuclear family? Ira Sachs thinks we do, and as one who can't get enough of sweaty melodramas about rotting families, I'm with him in principle. Mind you, Sachs's noticeably childless new movie is less about families than about cheating couples — you know, as in John Updike, plus guilt. And though 1940s film noir and the maternal melodrama cast a... More >>>
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Maybe with Married Life (with Chris Cooper and Rachel McAdams), people will stop making movies about the '50s.