Kiss Me, Kate

Mark Harris' agreeable article on Kate Winslet ignores one of her defining achievements: her first film, Peter Jackson's classic New Zealand epic Heavenly Creatures [March 2]. The strength of this performance was deeply striking. One can only gape in awe at the ability she has shown from such an auspicious start.
Victor Ochoa, DANVILLE, ILL., U.S.

I only read Richard Corliss' 2009 Oscar ballot sheet after the awards ceremony [Feb. 23]. But it made me wonder whether he was just an astute critic or in fact related to Nostradamus, after he correctly predicted 19 out of...

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