Posts Tagged ‘Drama’

Review: “The Diary Of A Teenage Girl” Perfectly Depicts A Young Woman Entering Adulthood

Minnie is a young aspiring artist in 1970’s San Francisco who lives with her sister and her mother. At fifteen, she’s had sex for the first time (with her mother’s boyfriend) and her whole world has drasticall...

Review: “Spotlight” Is A True Story That Keeps You Engaged

‘Spotlight” is the true story of how the Boston Globe and their spotlight investigative team uncovered many counts of molestation, and the subsequent cover-up, within the Catholic Church. For years they had been toy...

Review: “Trumbo” Is Another Strong Showing From Bryan Cranston; Still Falls Short

Dalton Trumbo was one of the most celebrated writers in Hollywood, he had also won a National Book Award for his novel “Johnny Got His Gun“, but in 1947 Trumbo and nine of his co-workers and friends (known as The Ho...


Review: “Room” Is An Emotional Ride Supported By Superb Acting

When a movie is set in pretty much one location for a majority of the film, the threat of boredom lurks just around the corner. There’s only so much you can do with limited room and the director has to rely on his actors ...

Misunderstood – A poignant, yet brutal, coming of age tale

Written by: Barbara Alberti and Asia Argento Directed by: Asia Argento Starring: Giulia Salerno, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gabriel Garko, Carolina Poccioni, and Anna Lou Castoldi Asia Argento is widely known, in the film world, as ...

Review: “The Lobster” Is One of the Most Unique Films of the Year

In the not-so-distant future, single people are taken to The Hotel where they have forty-five days to find a lover or they become an animal of their choosing for the rest of their existence. The only way to prolong your stay if...


Review: ‘Mistress America’ Is As Funny As It Is Authentic

Much like the other film that Baumbach and Gerwig wrote together (Frances, Ha), ‘Mistress America’ takes a close look at what it really means to be a grownup and how everything seemed so much more possible when you ...

Review: ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ Does Away With Formula and Gives Us Something Great

Greg is a high school senior that fills his days making parodies of classic films with his co-worker, Earl. When his classmate Rachel gets diagnosed with Leukemia, Greg’s mother forces him to hang out with her; so that sh...

Review: ‘Black Mass’ Doesn’t Focus on Whitey Bulger That Much

“Don’t judge a book by its cover”. This has been a saying since long before I was born and it still rings true today. Another way to say it would be, “Don’t judge a movie based on its trailer”...


Review: ‘7 Minutes’ Fails To Entertain

‘7 minutes’ is the directorial debut of Jay Martin – a long time storyboard artist – and while he wants to bring us a bank robbery story that possesses heart, he ultimately gives us a finished product th...