Movie Review: “Not Okay”

I want to lash out at Quinn Shephard's "Not Okay" now on Hulu. I want to lash out because Danni Sanders, played by Zoey Deutch, is me. Ironically, she's all of us. Too afraid to live, too scared to move, too afraid to . . . . insert any other adjective that intrinsically breathes any [...]

By |2022-07-30T00:16:25-07:00July 30th, 2022|Movie Reviews, Reviews|1 Comment

Movie Review: ‘A Hero’

Writer-director Asghar Farhadi came to my attention a few years ago with his intense dramas, The Salesman and Everybody Knows. A fascination developed with the director's eye toward the respective film's subjects and their environments. In his latest film, A Hero, Farhadi’s lens expertly captures anxious chaos in historic Shiraz, Iran, and in his character, [...]

By |2022-01-08T22:33:45-07:00January 8th, 2022|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: Les Misérables

Premiering at Cannes last May and France’s Official Best International Feature Film, Ladj Ly’s “Les Misérables” is a grand look at the intersection between the police and the slums of urban Paris in modern times. Damien Bonnard plays Stéphane, a member of the anti-crime brigade. Stéphane is presented as someone with conviction and morals. Conviction [...]

By |2020-01-24T11:39:06-07:00January 24th, 2020|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Screening: “Marguerite” (Scottsdale)

Follow the link & RSVP to attend this FREE screening! Harkins Scottsdale 101 Wednesday, March 23 7pm Written and Directed by  Xavier Giannoli Starring Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Aubert Fenoy, Christa Théret, Denis Mpunga, Michel Fau, Sylvain Dieuaide 1921, the beginning of the Golden Twenties. Not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont’s [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:09:26-07:00March 4th, 2016|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments