Review: West Side Story, the old is new again
West Side Story reached streamers HBO Max and Disney+, which was my cue to watch it! Finally! I watched the original film version of West Side Story several times in theaters when Rita Moreno and I were both young women. I expect to see this 2021 version more than once as well. I do appreciate […]
Review: The Post
The Post taps into the modern political situation like it was 1971. I don’t know how filmmakers tap into the zeitgeist of a particular moment with films like The Post that take months or years to make, but they do it again and again.
Watch This: Trailer for The Post
Are you old enough to remember The Pentagon Papers? Just in case that was before your time, they were 700 pages of secret government documents about the Viet Nam War. They made the government look very bad. Very bad. Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star in The Post to tell the story of how those […]
Review: Stranger Things
Stranger Things, an 8 part series on Netflix, is a fun filled adventure that every age group will enjoy. It’s a reunion with the 80s, with early Steven Spielberg charm, wit, and kid-centric adventurous storytelling. Beware, spoilers ahead.
Jennifer Lawrence will Star in a Steven Spielberg Film
Just when I think I want to stop following Steven Spielberg on Twitter because he’s something of a jerk, he goes and decides to make a biopic about war photographer Lynsey Addario called It’s What I Do. Aw Yeah. #moviefilms #truth pic.twitter.com/GVfK6TQhuD — Steven Spielberg (@SpielbergSteve) March 4, 2015 Jennifer Lawrence signed on to star […]
Watch This: Trailer for The Hundred Foot Journey
The Hundred Foot Journey will be released in theaters in August. The film stars Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal, Om Puri, and Charlotte Le Bon. The plot centers around Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren). Across the street from this magnificent place an Indian family headed by […]