The Age of Adaline looked so romantic in the previews. It looked like a great love story with a beautiful cast. I was right about the cast, but wrong about the story. There will be a couple of spoilers. Continue reading “Review: The Age of Adaline”
If I Stay tells the story of Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz), who is in a coma after a car wreck. The story unfolds in a non-linear way, with Mia wandering untethered from her body in the hospital while we watch the story of her life retold. Continue reading “Review: If I Stay”
Orphan Black, “The Antisocialism of Sex” explores how each individual responds to losing everything. The last episode of Orphan Black left everyone feeling defeated and hopeless. Each person reacts in character. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Orphan Black S4 E7 The Antisocialism of Sex”
Hidden Figures doesn’t release until January 2017, but I’m already excited about the cast and the people they are playing. Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe, and Octavia Spencer star as three mathematicians working at NASA.
The film is based on the true story of a group of female African Americans working at NASA told in the upcoming book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. Continue reading “I’m Excited About the Cast of Hidden Figures”
The New Girlfriend is a French film. The original title is Une nouvelle amie. I watch many foreign movies but I don’t always write about them here, because I know most people aren’t particularly interested in foreign films and they don’t like reading subtitles. Continue reading “Review: The New Girlfriend”
Lately I’ve been spending a lot of time listening to Maria Doyle Kennedy sing. Maria Doyle Kennedy has been a singer longer than she’s been acting. I looked up her music because I love her face – it’s full of character and strength. Continue reading “Maria Doyle Kennedy: Singer”
Equity is written, produced, and directed by women. It stars women in powerhouse leading roles. Way to go, Equity. You have my attention.
Billed as the first female-driven Wall Street movie, the film deals with women in a male-dominated profession. Lately there have been a spate of films about how greedy men caused the housing market mayhem. This one is a little different. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Equity”
Bleeding Heart stars Jessica Biel and Zosia Mamet as biological sisters who meet as adults. One is a very together yoga instructor, the other is a sex worker in an abusive relationship. The new connection between them leads to big changes in both their lives. Continue reading “Review: Bleeding Heart”
Orphan Black’s sixth episode, “The Scandal of Altruism” is an earthquake, a monumental change in direction, a shocking turn of events. Where we go from here is a complete unknown. Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Orphan Black S4 E6 The Scandal of Altruism”
I Smile Back is a dark drama starring Sarah Silverman in an absolutely brilliant performance as a depressed and mentally ill wife and mother. Josh Charles stars as her husband. Continue reading “Review: I Smile Back”