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

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. 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

Film Review- Frances Ha (2012)

Shot blissfully in black and white, Noah Baumbach brings Frances Ha to life in a coming-of-age story for the young adult. I found myself resonating with it when it was all said and done. It's a film that sort of tugs at your youth and what it feels like to struggle and let go. Frances (Greta … Continue reading Film Review- Frances Ha (2012)

Film Review- Before We Go (2014)

Chris Evans finds comfort in the quiet of the city in his directorial debut, Before We Go. It premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and then to limited release in the United States. You could dub it a modern take on the Before trilogy from Richard Linklater, but you can also find traits that set it apart … Continue reading Film Review- Before We Go (2014)

Film Review- Let Us Prey (2014)

Brian O'Malley brings us a sick British-Irish horror  that centers around the sins of humans to its core with the slim hope of redemption. In LET US PREY, a rookie police cadet, Rachel Heggie (Pollyanna McIntosh), awakens from a nightmare about her past before heading out to start her work at a remote and eerie … Continue reading Film Review- Let Us Prey (2014)