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)

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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)

Film Review- Night on Earth (1991)

So today I am reviewing one of my favorite underrated films. Night on Earth was released in 1991 and it is actually compiled of five different vignettes. Sort of like New York, I Love You, except the different scenes all came from director Jim Jarmusch's creative mind. In one single night, we follow taxi drivers and … Continue reading Film Review- Night on Earth (1991)

Film Review – Wishing For A Dream (2016)

You're lucky to land a life-changing role in the film industry, but what's life like for a struggling actress in Los Angeles, California? Wishing For a Dream takes a crack at the hardships of an actress just trying to make it to the top. In a way, the film is indeed glamorous with its take on the … Continue reading Film Review – Wishing For A Dream (2016)

Film Review – ‘My Name Is A’ By Anonymous (2012)

The subject matter of Shane Ryan's 2012 thriller 'My Name Is A' By Anonymous could be coined as very disturbing. You could read review after review and everyone will say that the sealing term for the film is chilling. Straight off the bat you realize that what you are watching is not going to be … Continue reading Film Review – ‘My Name Is A’ By Anonymous (2012)

Film Review- Little Accidents (2014)

It's an odd feeling when you find yourself wanting to enjoy a film so bad, but it just doesn't deliver. Little Accidents is a not a happy film (like, at all), but we do not dismiss a film just because it's a downer. Not even the somber themes are what tore me up with this one. Sara … Continue reading Film Review- Little Accidents (2014)

Film Review- Instructions Not Included (2013)

Comedy and drama are powerful genres and when they are intertwined, they can become something even more meaningful. Sometimes cultural barriers can make a film a little more difficult to understand, too. In a Latino movie like Instructions Not Included, over half of the film is in Spanish, and leaving a fair amount of English … Continue reading Film Review- Instructions Not Included (2013)