Pieces of a Woman feels unbearably real
Pieces of a Woman tells the story of a parent’s worst nightmare. Vanessa Kirby plays a woman whose child dies just minutes after being born. Everyone in the film deals with the grief in their own way, but Kirby’s Martha is so real in her agony that it’s painful to sit with her for the […]
Review: How to Make an American Quilt
I found How to Make an American Quilt, a 25 year old gem, on Netflix in a queue of films directed by women. I remember loving it, wanting more films like it, and holding it as an example of what I wanted movies to be. I decided to watch it again to see how it […]
Watch This: Trailer for Custody with Viola Davis
Lifetime TV’s Custody premiers March 4th. It has an outstanding cast including Viola Davis as a NYC family court judge, Hayden Panettiere as a lawyer, and Catalina Sandino Moreno as a mom who may lose her kids.
Review: About Scout
About Scout is a warm-hearted story about family, friendship and acceptance set in the most harrowing of circumstances. Spoilers ahead.
Review: The Age of Adaline
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.
Watch This: Trailer for House of Cards season 4
House of Cards season 4 comes down to Underwood vs. Underwood in this trailer. Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are back as Frank and Claire Underwood in this political drama set in the world’s most ruthless centers of power.
Interstellar is a space adventure about time, space and the power of love to cross dimensions. The main character, Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is a pilot who sets off on a mission he believes will save earth and his two children. Mild spoilers ahead. The film starts on a dying earth subject to massive dust storms. […]
Watch This: Trailer for The Calling
In The Calling Detective Inspector Hazel Miscallef (Susan Sarandon) realizes there’s a serial killer loose in her area of Ontario, Canada. Generally all I need to know about a film is that Susan Sarandon is in it to be interested. From the trailer the film looks grim and a bit gruesome. However, the thriller does […]
Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe
The Guardian tells us that Diane Keaton plans US remake of BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax. It will air on HBO. Sally Wainwright, the creator of the show, says she will be a producer of the American version but will not have a huge role in the production. I know I have lots of feelings about […]