Tag: Tuesday Weld

BIG SHOT: Falling Down

What if, one day, you acted on the impulse to just get out of your gridlocked car and walk away, abandoning the daily grind to just go home? Joel Schumacher’s 1993 Falling Down takes that premise and runs with it to its worst possible conclusion. Michael Douglas plays William “D-Fens” Foster, an out-of-work defense engineer,...

Falling Down: Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday

 As Robert Duvall’s tragically insecure wife, Tuesday Weld manages to take a character that could easily be played as an unsympathetic, two-dimensional shrew and instead delivers a sensitive mini-portrait of a middle-aged woman in the midsts of an identity crisis. It was a pleasant surprise to see Tuesday turn up in Falling Down, as it...