Jules / December 30th, 2018

Patricia Arquette has questioned why women at 50 aren’t regarded as “sexy”, highlighting the ageism that women face in today’s society. Arquette is currently starring in Escape at Dannemora, a seven-part television series about a prison escape that occurred at the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York in 2015. The Oscar-winning actor gained 40 pounds for her role as Joyce “Tilly” Mitchell, a prison worker who helps two inmates escape while becoming romantically involved with both of them. Arquette acknowledges that Tilly doesn’t have what people may describe as a “sexy-movie-body type”. Read More here



Jules / December 16th, 2018

THE PERFORMER | Patricia Arquette
THE SHOW | Escape at Dannemora
THE EPISODE | “Part 4” (Dec. 9, 2018)
THE PERFORMANCE | With Arquette gaining forty pounds to play frumpy prison employee Tilly Mitchell in Showtime’s true-crime miniseries, it’s easy to heap praise on her physical transformation. (She is nearly unrecognizable, after all.) But the Oscar winner hasn’t simply altered her appearance here: She gets all the way under the skin of a fascinatingly flawed woman. And this week, she put the full range of Tilly’s volatile emotions on display, from long-simmering frustration to lovesick bliss.
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Jules / November 23rd, 2018

“You can only play your version of someone. I couldn’t even play myself.” It may take three, even four hard looks before you recognize Patricia Arquette in Escape at Dannemora. Read More here



Jules / November 23rd, 2018

The Escape at Dannemora star talks about transforming for the role, and how #MeToo inspired her to rethink her past. Read More here



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