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Thought the pilot episode was engaging, mostly because of Blanchett. Reminded me some of Bombshell, though I was surprised to find Schalfley here more sympathetic than I found Megyn Kelly in that movie. I think both show women who are playing a role for personal advancement, but Mrs. America gives more overt suggestions that its character is aware that she is doing so. It will be interesting as the story progresses to see if there is *development* of the characters -- because I'm not sure how there could be.
Carol is another movie getting major buzz from Cannes. It's adapted from the Patricia Highsmith novel The Price of Salt and stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, and is directed by Todd Haynes. The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw: "Todd Haynes’s Carol is an amour fou which plays out with sanity and generosity: it is a superbly realised companion piece to his 50s Sirkian drama Far From Heaven and an overt homage to Lean’s Brief Encounter. The film is based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel The Price of Salt, about the love affair between a virginal shopgirl and the beautiful older ma