When most “normal” people want to work through a dark time of their life, they might write a book or journal. They might talk about it with a confidant or therapist. They might pray and meditate. Woody Harrelson writes, directs, produces, and stars in a single take feature film streamed live into theaters, and based on whatContinue reading “Review – Lost in London: Live”
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Review – 20th Century Women
The year is 1979. Dorethea (Annette Bening) is a chain smoking optimistic lost soul and single mother raising a teen boy Jamie (Lucas Jade Zuhmann). As Jamie enters the difficult waters of adulthood, Dorethea, concerned she can’t help him alone, enlists the help of her both her boarder (Greta Gerwig) and Jamie’s closest friend (ElleContinue reading “Review – 20th Century Women”
Review – A Monster Calls
Adapted by Patrick Ness from his 2011 novel, A Monster Calls is a modern fairy tale that will have the audience sobbing by the end.
Review – Hidden Figures
The largely unknown stories of three brilliant black women who, behind the scenes at NASA, were crucial to putting the first American in space and beyond.
Review – Sing
Is it too much to hope for to have 2016 bookended by two great movies about anthropomorphic animals?
Review – Miss Sloane
Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is one of DC’s most veracious lobbyists with a reputation for winning whatever she puts her mind to. When her firm is approached by the gun lobby, her moral center guides her in a different direction, putting her squarely against one of the most powerful groups on the Hill.
Review – Moana
Disney animation has been in the midst of something of a renaissance lately. Their most recent film takes us to ancient Polynesia and introduces to a girl named Moana.
Review – Hacksaw Ridge
From director Mel Gibson comes the true story of a man with deep religious convictions, set against the backdrop of terrible violence. Sounds about right. Both profound and problematic, Hacksaw Ridge is about Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), a pacifist war hero.
Review – Doctor Strange
For their 14th magic trick movie, Marvel Studios brings forth that lesser known psychadelic character from the 60’s – Doctor. Steven Strange.
Review – The Handmaiden
A complex, erotic, web of conspiracies, treacheries, deceptions, psychological thrills, and vengeance.