16 Feb 2016 Film Round-up

Mike Nichols: American Masters, directed by legend Elaine May, is a tribute to his 50-year career as a performer and director…Everything is Copy, a documentary on the late and great Nora Ephron, will premiere on HBO in March 2016…the cult of Joan Didion continues to be documented, with a new biography by Tracy Daugherty, articles…

Farewell, New Yorker: Nora Ephron (1941-2012)

Through all of Ms. Ephron’s numerous accomplishments – novelist, screenwriter, observer, critic, food lover – I particularly appreciated her attitude toward sad or even tragic situations. She confronted death, love, loss, grief, and profound life changes with her intelligence, humor and wit. She had a talent for highlighting the myriad ways in which life is…