Review: The French Dispatch, a visual tribute to the written word
The French Dispatch, from director Wes Anderson, brings a sumptuous feast of visual images, coupled with an all star cast, to a tale about a magazine. The magazine is The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun. This American magazine, published in France, brought news of the world back to the homeland.
Review: Little Women (2019)
Little Women was so rich, I wish I could watch it a couple more times before I write this review. There was everything Louisa May Alcott gave us in the book, with additions and modernized storytelling from writer and director Greta Gerwig. The film includes parts of Louisa May Alcott’s later work beyond the story […]
Review: Lady Bird
If I had to describe Lady Bird with one word it would be real. This coming of age story for Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson feels absolutely, perfectly, nailed it, real for a certain type of kid growing up in America.
Watch This: Trailer for Lady Bird
Lady Bird isn’t about Lady Bird Johnson, my original thought when I saw the title. It’s a mother-daughter story starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf.
Review: Miss Stevens
Miss Stevens is a surprising indie about a teacher and 3 students who go to a drama competition. Lily Rabe stars as Miss Stevens, the teacher.
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. […]