BY Audrey Cerchiara
on Dec 17, 2014
To begin, she forgets the word “lexicon.” Renowned linguistics professor, wife, and mother of three grown children, Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) grapples with losing her words to the cruel chaos of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s. Still Alice, poised to be a brutal exposition, and an Oscar vehicle for Moore, is polished but forgettable.
The Howland family dynamics remain superficial whether fault lies in the acting, script, or characters themselves. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on May 29, 2013
This article originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.
I got a call from the head nurse of the memory care unit telling me my mother was punched today.
I feel my stomach tighten. It’s the feeling you get when the person you love the most is hurt and you can do nothing; when you realize you are helpless and fall prey to the inevitability of a disease that takes no prisoners.
Alzheimer’s is a complicated beast, and even more so, the communal living situation for people with dementia. Read More