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60 And Sexless, But 'Hope Springs' Eternal.

In Hope Springs, Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) seek out a couples therapist (Steve Carell) to try to rekindle the spark in their marriage. Critic David Edelstein says it's a post-reproductive chick flick for audiences who are no longer spring chickens.


'Blue Valentine': A Romance Raw And Unhinged.

Blue Valentine stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams as a couple in its final throes -- and also, through flashbacks, in more romantic times. Director Derek Cianfrance has previously made several documentaries. Critic David Edelstein says Cianfrance employs that documentary style in this film.


Ryan Gosling: Fully Immersed In 'Blue Valentine'

The actor stars opposite Michelle Williams in a new drama about a couple whose relationship has soured. He tells Terry Gross it wasn't the average film shoot: Among other things, he moved in for a month with Williams and their onscreen child.


Judy Davis, Inspiring 'Brilliant Career's 30 Years Later.

The Oscar-nominated 1979 film My Brilliant Career stars Judy Davis, as a young woman growing up in rural Australia at the end of the 19th century. Film critic John Powers gives Davis credit for creating the template for the Australian screen actress: bravery, incandescence, and occasional cussedness.


From the Archives: Actor Dennis Hopper Discusses His Latest Film.

Actor Dennis Hopper. Some of his films include "Easy Rider," "Apocalypse Now," "Blue Velvet," "Speed," "Waterworld," "River's Edge," "Carried Away," "Hoosiers," and "Basquiat." Hopper made his feature film debut in "Rebel Without a Cause" in 1955. In addition to acting, Hopper has directed film and written screenplays. He is also a photographer and an art collector. This summer an exhibit of his photographs from the 1960s will be showing at the Schindler House In West Hollywood.


Actor Dennis Hopper Discusses His Latest Film.

Actor Dennis Hopper co-stars in the new film "Carried Away." Hopper plays Joseph Svenden a school teacher who has an affair with a 17 year old female student. The film is based on the Jim Harrison novel "Farmer." Hopper made his feature film debut in "Rebel Without a Cause" in 1955.


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