The stop-the-presses news from The House of Mirth is the number of fine performances from people you never knew had it in them. show more
Her (Anderson) performance is a study in the difference between hubris and pride, remarkable for how unshowy but profoundly devastating it is. show more
This is very much Anderson's film. The publication of the novel made Wharton's reputation. The release of The House of Mirth should do the same for Anderson.