Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is utterly delightful
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is utterly delightful. It’s light and fun, full of humor, murder, satire, slapstick, and glamour. The cast is having as much fun with the material as the viewers. The original Knives Out was very good. This is even better.
The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
The Last Movie Stars from director Ethan Hawke is a love letter to two Hollywood icons, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. But it’s more than an exploration of this famous couple and their lives together. It’s a look at Hollywood history for the last 60 or 70 years, crammed with stars from both then and […]
Review: Juliet, Naked
Juliet, Naked is a delightful film. I hesitate to to label it a romcom, because it turns all the romcom tropes upside down. But it is a love story. Perhaps it’s more correctly a love story about a woman who learns to love who she is and honor herself. There are spoilers ahead, but not […]
Maudie is a biopic about Maud Lewis, a Canadian folk artist. Sally Hawkins stars brilliantly as the amazing painter, a woman afflicted with severe rheumatoid arthritis.
Watch This: Trailer for Maudie
Maudie looks like an absolutely lovely film. I can’t wait to see it. Sally Hawkins stars as Maud Lewis, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis. She’s forced out of her home and left to find a way to support herself as a housekeeper and later as an artist.
Watch This: Trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is a French space opera / science fiction action film produced, written and directed by Luc Besson. The film is based on the French science fiction comics series Valérian and Laureline. Dane DeHaan stars as Valérian and Cara Delevingne as Laureline.
Watch This: Trailer for Maggie’s Plan
Maggie’s Plan has a great cast, a female writer and director, and a plot idea that seems original in concept. Here’s the plot synopsis:
Watch This: Trailer for Boyhood
Boyhood shows us 12 years of Mason’s life, from age 6 to age 18. It took 12 years to film. The remarkable project – conceived, written and directed by Richard Linklater – was filmed by getting the cast together once a year every year for 12 years. Ellar Coltrane plays the boy. Patricia Arquette is […]