Review: Cold November

Cold November is a girl’s coming of age story with an unusual family dynamic: deer hunting. Florence (Bijou Abas) is the youngest member of a family of women who are all expert hunters. Continue reading “Review: Cold November”

Review: Young Adult

Seeing 2011’s Young Adult now, from the prospective of 2018, it seems that writer Diablo Cody wrote an allegory for the disconnected young adults of today. Continue reading “Review: Young Adult”

Watch This: Trailer for On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach hits theaters May 18. It stars Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle as young newlyweds in a still to be sexually liberated time in the early 1960s. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for On Chesil Beach”

Review: Day of the Flowers

Day of the Flowers is a Scottish production about two sisters who go to Cuba to scatter their father’s ashes. It was released in 2012 and recently made its way to streaming services. Continue reading “Review: Day of the Flowers”

Review: Princess Cyd

┬áPrincess Cyd is a lovely film full of heart and kindness. It’s about the two week visit of a teenager named Cyd (Jessie Pinnick) to her semi-famous aunt who lives in Chicago. Continue reading “Review: Princess Cyd”

Review: The Little Hours

I need to say right off the mark that The Little Hours won’t appeal to everyone. If you are the kind of person whose favorite movie is The Princess Bride and reruns of Monte Python are your go-to late night fare, then The Little Hours is for you. Continue reading “Review: The Little Hours”

Review: Seven Pounds

The coolest thing about services like Netflix is that you can see something old for the first time. Case in point: Seven Pounds. I spotted this 10 year old gem with Will Smith and Rosario Dawson among the new arrivals on Netflix and watched it immediately. Continue reading “Review: Seven Pounds”

Review: I Am Not an Easy Man (Je ne suis pas un homme facile)

I Am Not an Easy Man (Je ne suis pas un homme facile) is a French comedy that flips the patriarchy on its head and lands one very confused fellow in a world that seems upside down to him. Continue reading “Review: I Am Not an Easy Man (Je ne suis pas un homme facile)”

Review: Kodachrome

Kodachrome boasts great performances from the key cast, which includes Ed Harris, Jason Sudeikis, and Elizabeth Olsen. If you appreciate Ed Harris’ acting talent (and who doesn’t) you’ll enjoy this film. Continue reading “Review: Kodachrome”

Review: The Florida Project

The Florida Project tells the story of a 6 year old named Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) and her mother Halley (Bria Vinaite). They live in a semi-seedy motel near Disney World in Florida. It’s summertime and the kids roam free. Continue reading “Review: The Florida Project”