Previews of Coming Attractions

I’ve got a bunch of previews for you today. I give you my capsule comments. I’d love to hear yours in the comments. Continue reading “Previews of Coming Attractions”

Review: OtherLife

OtherLife, a sci-fi flick from Australia, features Jessica De Gouw as brilliant scientist Ren Amari. It’s a story about memory, lived experience, and artificially created experience. Continue reading “Review: OtherLife”

Review: Megan Leavey

Megan Leavey is based on the true story of a female Marine and her bomb-sniffing dog Rex. It is in theaters now and available on Amazon Video. Continue reading “Review: Megan Leavey”

Review: XXY

XXY is a 2007 film from Argentina about an intersex teen. The language and knowledge around the topic of intersex persons has advanced in the 10 years since the film, but it is still a beautiful and sensitive story. Continue reading “Review: XXY”

Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is more than anything a sweet, if unconventional, love story. A love story that lead to the creation of one of the world’s most famous and beloved female superheroes. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women isn’t an origin story, which is common for superheroes. It’s a creation story. Continue reading “Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women”

Review: Sand Storm

Sand Storm is an Arabic language film about a Bedouin family in Southern Israel and their struggle to live within the limits of tradition. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Sand Storm”

Review: The Electric Horseman

The Electric Horseman is streaming on Netflix. This 1979 film stars Jane Fonda and Robert Redford. Since I just watched them in a 2017 film called Our Souls at Night, it seemed like the perfect time to reacquaint myself with the younger Fonda and Redford in a movie I remember fondly. Continue reading “Review: The Electric Horseman”

Review: Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night stars Jane Fonda and Robert Redford in a quiet story about a pair of elders who have been neighbors for years. They finally get to know each other. It expands them both. Continue reading “Review: Our Souls at Night”

Review: Stronger

Stronger is the story of Jeff Bauman, the man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombing and became a hero to the entire country. Continue reading “Review: Stronger”

Watch This: Trailer for Annihilation

The sci-fi thriller Annihilation based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy released its first teaser. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Annihilation”