Deidra & Laney Rob a Train is a fanciful and improbable story about two teens who resort to train robbery when their mother is incarcerated. Continue reading “Review: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train”
I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore is a mix of dark comedy, crime drama, and gory thriller. It’s not one thing. It’s unique and quirky, even a bit of a mess. There are minor spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore”
Miss Stevens is a surprising indie about a teacher and 3 students who go to a drama competition. Lily Rabe stars as Miss Stevens, the teacher. Continue reading “Review: Miss Stevens”
A Light Beneath Their Feet is a story about mental illness and how it affects a family. Taryn Manning and Madison Davenport as mother and daughter turn in impressive performances. Continue reading “Review: A Light Beneath Their Feet”
A Country Called Home is a slow moving indie drama that creeps up on you. Imogen Poots stars as Ellie, who returns to Texas on the news that her alcoholic father died. Continue reading “Review: A Country Called Home”
Hello, My Name is Doris starring Sally Field is an absolutely fabulous film in so many ways. Sally Field, as Doris, gives a fantastic performance. Is it better than her performances in Norma Rae or Places in the Heart? Maybe not, but it is 100% on the mark in creating the peculiar, unique individual known as Doris Miller.
Some spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Hello, My Name is Doris”
Hateship Loveship is an 2014 independent film starring Kristen Wiig as the slightly odd woman Johanna Parry. It’s a tale about love and trust as it unfolds in the life of the strange off-kilter Johanna.
Also featured in the film are Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sami Gayle, Christine Lahti, and Nick Nolte. Continue reading “Review: Hateship Loveship”
Three short videos make Titus and Dronicus a brief foray into the delightfully nutty Hollywood world of Hamlet. Directed by Liz Rizzo and written by Megan Kelly, Madhuri Shekar, and Seamus Sullivan, this tale is the antidote to everything you’ve suffered lately. Continue reading “Let Titus and Dronicus Bring a Smile to Your Face”