Karyn Kusama captures Nicole Kidman as we’ve never seen her before in the edgy crime drama, Destroyer. Washed up, jaded and broken LAPD detective Erin Bell (Kidman) confronts her shady past … Continue Reading ‘Destroyer’ Review
Rupert Everett has been tirelessly trying to make The Happy Prince for the past ten years. He secured Colin Firth and Emily Watson early on, which helped in shopping his sharp script … Continue Reading ‘The Happy Prince’ Review
This article was originally published on Film Threat (August 2014). Judy Greer makes her delightful and distinctive directorial debut with the star-studded offbeat comedy, A Happening of Monumental Proportions. Individual crises … Continue Reading ‘A Happening of Monumental Proportions’ Review
This article was originally published on Film Threat (April 18, 2018). David and Nathan Zellner wrote, directed, and star in the unconventional and off-beat comedic Western, Damsel. This quirky film is … Continue Reading ‘Damsel’ Review
This article was originally published on Film Threat (April 18, 2018). The tragic tale of Frankenstein’s Monster is greatly known. There have been several adaptations of the creature’s misunderstood torment … Continue Reading ‘Mary Shelley’ Review
Barry Jenkins’ stunning adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, is poetry in motion. A gripping narrative and vivid imagery transcends the page and illuminates the big screen as Tish Rivers (KiKi Layne) shares her scattered tale of true love and tackles adversity in 1970s Harlem. Throughout the film, we feel submerged in her world as Jenkin’s artful direction floods viewers with vibrant colors, groovy tunes, and the threat of danger lurking in the dark corners of her neighborhood.
Outlaw King is a sweeping epic beautifully and brutally depicting Robert Bruce’s (Chris Pine) arduous efforts to unite all Scots and free Scotland from British rule. Braveheart made us familiar with the Scots’ graphically bloody plight for freedom in the 14th century. This film echoes similar sentiments, especially when William Wallace’s death inspires Bruce to boldly take action against the British monarchy.
Vox Lux: A Twentieth Century Portrait ambitiously tackles pertinent issues and fears that plague our society today. This flashy film and its loaded storyline create an unexpected and paralleled paradox.
Ophelia is a female-driven re-imagining of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, which instills strength and hope into the despairing ingenue that has spawned countless melancholic portrayals in various forms of art.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Joel Edgerton on the red carpet when he received a tribute at the 2018 Mill Valley Film Festival. Being a fan of his work, … Continue Reading ‘Boy Erased’ Review and Interview with Joel Edgerton
Music fans get to see the slightly less glamorous side of the record industry when they watch the way Ed Sheeran diligently, brilliantly, and inspiringly works with fellow musicians, producers, … Continue Reading ‘Songwriter’ Review
Leave No Trace tactfully tells an equally heartwarming and heartbreaking story of the unconditional love shared between Will (Ben Foster) and his 13-year-old daughter, Tom (Thomasin McKenzie). Foster and McKenzie deliver … Continue Reading ‘Leave No Trace’ review: Heartwarming Tale of the Unconditional Love between Father and Daughter
New Fandemic Tour Hosts Stars of ‘TWD,’ ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Smallville,’ ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer,’ ‘Angel,’ ‘Charmed’ and More
Get excited pop-culture junkies, there’s a new con in town! After resigning as the CEO of Wizard World two years ago, John Macaluso missed the con scene and decided to … Continue Reading New Fandemic Tour Hosts Stars of ‘TWD,’ ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Smallville,’ ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer,’ ‘Angel,’ ‘Charmed’ and More
Emma Thompson is going to be very busy this awards season. She delivers an extraordinarily brilliant, intensely moving, enchantingly witty, and remarkably vulnerable performance as High Court judge Fiona Maye in The … Continue Reading ‘The Children Act’ Review: A child’s life is on the line
T Prior to its theatrical release, I Feel Pretty star, Amy Schumer, posted this empowering message on Instagram explaining the film’s intention: View this post on Instagram Here is me and my … Continue Reading ‘I Feel Pretty’ Review
Catching up with the Queen of Valencia: Genevieve Allenbury on Brit Week, ‘Galavant’ reunions and a possible revival
‘Galavant’ fans grew to love Genevieve Allenbury as the Queen of Valencia, Isabella’s (Karen David) sharp-tongued and quick-witted mother. Although ABC’s musical comedy extravaganza has been off the air for … Continue Reading Catching up with the Queen of Valencia: Genevieve Allenbury on Brit Week, ‘Galavant’ reunions and a possible revival