Eggs and Soldiers (2016)- Interview with Director Imelda O’Reilly

Imelda O'Reilly is an award winning filmmaker from Kildare, Ireland and she fully translates her homegrown stories and personal endearments to her work in film. Her short film Eggs and Soldiers (2016) places family values and first generation tradition on the forefront of its narrative. Ned (Deema Aitken) is the 17 year-old son to a … Continue reading Eggs and Soldiers (2016)- Interview with Director Imelda O’Reilly

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Film Review- Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

"Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid." - Hedy Lamarr Society viewed her as too beautiful to be smart, too beautiful to be anything more than a vixen selling war bonds, or even a pioneer of science. Cruel intentions circled her, but it never really damaged … Continue reading Film Review- Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

The Women Film Critics Circle Announces Awards 2017

The Women Film Critics Circle has announced their 2017 Awards for the best movies this year by and about women, and outstanding achievements by women, who get to be rarely honored historically, in the film world. The Women Film Critics Circle is an association of women film critics and scholars from around the country and … Continue reading The Women Film Critics Circle Announces Awards 2017

Film Review- The Light of the Moon (2017)

In her directorial debut, Jessica M. Thompson carefully and respectively explores the aftermath of sexual assault in The Light of the Moon. In what could be the most important film by and about women this year, we are given a direct insight to a problem in our society that doesn't get enough attention. Bonnie (Stephanie … Continue reading Film Review- The Light of the Moon (2017)

The Women Film Critics Circle Announces Awards Nominations 2017

The Women Film Critics Circle has announced their 2017 nominations for the best movies this year by and about women, and outstanding achievements by women, who get to be rarely honored historically, in the film world. The WFCC is an association of women film critics and scholars from around the country and internationally, who are … Continue reading The Women Film Critics Circle Announces Awards Nominations 2017

Film Review- While We’re Young (2014)

Noah Baumbach takes a colorful and tender approach to generational ambition in his film, While We're Young. It explores the themes of rejuvenation, jealousy, skeptical admiration, and unrelenting youth. In their forties, Josh and Cornelia (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts) grapple with the inescapable quirks of aging.Β Along the way, they meet a young, hip couple … Continue reading Film Review- While We’re Young (2014)

World Market Haul

A pause from film reviews today to muse over some foreign delicacies I've found! Who doesn't love rummaging through world markets and finding amazing food products to try out? It's been a while since I've done one of these posts (I've done some damage at the world market since, don't get me wrong), but here … Continue reading World Market Haul