REVIEW: MALCOLM AND MARIE (2021)

“You know what, Malcolm, if you’re gonna treat me like an insane person and call me fucking crazy, the least you could do is do it without casually eating macaroni and cheese.” Director Sam Levinson comes back after his successful HBO drama, Euphoria. In an effort to create something during the lockdown, and the inability…

REVIEW: NINE DAYS (2021)

“You are being considered for the amazing opportunity of life.” Many film from 2020 made us grieve, or at least had us trying to understand the meaning of loss in our lives. Nine Days, while dealing with the impact of loss, makes you feel fortunate to be alive. In Nine Days we meet a man…

REVIEW: OUR FRIEND (2021)

“I thought it was a story about Nicole.” “I thought so too.” When we’re young, we brag about having that BFF, or Best Friend Forever. We go to the movies together, and spend the night at each other’s house. But as we get older, our friends come and go. Our responsibilities become different. However, there’s…

REVIEW: WANDER DARKLY (2020)

“And one for tomorrow…” The stories of a crumbling relationship are nothing new to cinema. However, there’s something so compelling about the examination of a relationship through the eyes of one, or both people involved. Wander Darkly, takes that intriguing storyline, and pairs it with a tragic event in the couple’s life. Wander Darkly tells…

REVIEW: PIECES OF A WOMAN (2020)

“We need —we need some justice here!” “No, you need. That is what you want. That is what you need. That is your way!” It’s incredibly hard when someone loses a loved one. But anytime a mother loses her baby, it hits even harder. Pieces of a Woman, tells the tale of a young couple,…

PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN ENDING EXPLAINED

This is a spoiler review, so if you haven’t seen Promising Young Woman, I suggest you go and see it before reading this. If you would like a non-spoiler review, head here. “It wasn’t her name she heard when she was walking around. It was yours. Your name, all around her . All over her.…

REVIEW: FATALE (2020)

“I have to say, you are one very convincing liar.” Barbara Stanwyck, Lana Turner, and Gene Tierney.  Besides these women being prominent figures of classic film, what do they have in common? At one time in their career, these actresses played a femme fatal — my personal favorite being Stanwyck in Double Indemnity. Their beauty…