2. This exchange from 1998’s Elizabeth, referenced by Blair Waldorf in the season finale of Gossip Girl: Dudley: For God’s sake, you are still my Elizabeth. Elizabeth: I am not your Elizabeth. I am no man’s Elizabeth. And if you think to rule here, you are mistaken. I will have one mistress here… and no master.
3. She made the crazy idea of a woman playing Bob Dylan work in Todd Haynes’ I’m Not There.
4. Starring opposite Brad Pitt in a movie would be stressful for any actress in image-obsessed Hollywood. Looking just as good as he does when he’s playing a man who reverse ages? Incredible.
5. Two words made the recent Indiana Jones flick watchable and jumpsuits seem like a smart sartorial choice: Irina Spalko.