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: Nightmare Alley – what a cast!
Nightmare Alley is like a gigantic, room-sized painting of a film noir. Big, beautiful, and flat. It’s gorgeous to look at, and the cast is all top drawer, but the film is too long and dry as dust. You can stream it on HBO Max.
Review: The Last Thing He Wanted
The Last Thing He Wanted stars Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck, Rosie Perez, Willem Dafoe, and Edi Gathegi. It was directed by Dee Rees, based on a novel by Joan Didion. Doesn’t that sound fabulous?
Review: The Florida Project
The Florida Project tells the story of a 6 year old named Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) and her mother Halley (Bria Vinaite). They live in a semi-seedy motel near Disney World in Florida. It’s summertime and the kids roam free.
Review: What Happened to Monday
I have mixed emotions about What Happened to Monday. Some things about it were well done, and some were disappointing. The film is streaming on Netflix now, so you can take a look and make up your own mind.
Watch This: Trailer for The Florida Project
The Florida Project is about a 6 year old girl named Moonee, played by Brooklynn Prince. She and her mom live in a Florida motel. It’s summer and the afternoons are long and full of adventure.
Watch This: Trailer for What Happened to Monday
What Happened to Monday is a Netflix original starring Noomi Rapace as seven siblings, all named for days of the week. The scifi thriller is set in England.
Watch This: Trailer for Murder on the Orient Express
Kenneth Branagh brings us a new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic Hercule Poirot mystery Murder on the Orient Express. The film is star-studded to the max. Every character is played by someone outstanding.