Old Fogies & Films

15-06-2022 • 1 hr 4 mins

Michelle Pfeiffer, white oleanders, milk. Pretty and poisonous. Hey, if you’re lactose intolerant, milk is a real bitch. But Ms. Pfeiffer only plays poisonous in 2002’s White Oleander, and, just like her young on-screen daughter, the Fogies are in her thrall. We all endeavor to differentiate ourselves from our parents in our teen years, though usually the legal system isn’t literally putting bars between us to force that separation.