Ella Taylor http://wlrn.org en 'Vivian Maier' Brings Nanny-Photographer's Life Into Focus http://wlrn.org/post/vivian-maier-brings-nanny-photographers-life-focus Is an artist's life relevant to her reputation as an artist? Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:52:00 +0000 Ella Taylor 29915 at http://wlrn.org 'Vivian Maier' Brings Nanny-Photographer's Life Into Focus Fighting For Their Family, One Day At A Time http://wlrn.org/post/fighting-their-family-one-day-time It would take a heart of stone — or zero tolerance for soap — to resist <em>Any Day Now</em>, a full-throttle weepie about a West Hollywood gay couple trying to adopt a neglected boy with Down syndrome.<p>Their quest might be an easier one today, when 16 American states permit joint adoption for same-sex couples, and all manner of family forms proliferate on and off-screen. But the film, loosely taken from real-life events, is set in 1979, when institutional homophobia was as common as pointy collars on loud print shirts. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 22:03:00 +0000 Ella Taylor 6266 at http://wlrn.org Fighting For Their Family, One Day At A Time 'Hitchcock': Mr. And Mrs. 'Master Of Suspense' http://wlrn.org/post/hitchcock-mr-and-mrs-master-suspense When my nieces were small, I took them on a day trip to the Museum of the Moving Image on London's South Bank. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:29:27 +0000 Ella Taylor 5200 at http://wlrn.org 'Hitchcock': Mr. And Mrs. 'Master Of Suspense'