Shadow in the Cloud lives in a category all its own
Shadow in the Cloud is the most ridiculous, unbelievable, crazy movie ever made. It’s like a parody of a bad joke. It’s the worst thing I’ve ever seen and I loved it. It’s so bad, it’s good. You can rent it on Prime Video or get from VOD.
Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
There are many forms of cruelty. The self-righteous Christian cruelty that spouts slogans like “Jesus loves you” while making you hate yourself for being yourself is the topic of The Miseducation of Cameron Post.
Review: Brain on Fire
Brain on Fire is the true story of Susannah Cahalan, who underwent a frightening series of physical and behavioral changes at the age of 24. She was a reporter at the New York Post and should have been at the peak of her health and working hard to advance her career.
Review: Clouds of Sils Maria
Clouds of Sils Maria is a reflection on youth and aging with outstanding performances from Juliette Binoche as actress Maria Enders and Kristen Stewart as her personal assistant Val.
Review: If I Stay
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.
Review: Dark Places
Dark Places is a haunting tale about recovering from childhood trauma and the lingering seduction of evil. I give it high marks. The acting was brilliant from all the cast, particularly Charlize Theron and Christina Hendricks. The plotting and story details were original and fascinating. Spoilers ahead.
Laggies tells the tale of Megan (Keira Knightley), who cannot grow up. She’s stuck in a high school mentality even though she has advanced degrees and has been out of high school for 10 years. She’s had the same boyfriend, Anthony (Mark Webber), since high school. Despite her college education, she’s working for her dad, […]
7 Upcoming Films with Female Protagonists
Over the next few months there will be several films with women leading the cast coming to your theater. I celebrate every one! Here are a few – I probably missed some. Let me know in the comments if there’s something I missed that shouldn’t be missed. Laggies Keira Knightley and Chloë Grace Moretz head […]
Watch This: Trailer for Clouds of Sils Maria
When Clouds of Sils Maria showed at the Cannes Film Festival, the Hollywood Reporter dismissed the film with, Given its narrow range of concerns, Clouds of Sils Maria will be mostly of interest to aficionados of theater, acting and the notion of how real and fictional lives can blur to those involved. Based on what […]