New Release Reviews

Blu-Ray Review: Smooth Talk (Criterion)

The sad news of Treat Williams’s recent death seems particularly poignant ahead of the Criterion Blu-ray release of Smooth Talk, which saw the actor play one of his more menacing roles as Arnold Friend opposite Laura Dern’s teen-tearaway Connie Wyatt.   The film, directed by Joyce Chopra and based on Joyce Carol Oates’s short story […]