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)

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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)

Film Review- The Visit (2015)

I know this post has been long overdue, guys. So sorry! I first saw The Visit on Sept. 1st at a free screening. (Aren't those fun?!) I whipped up the review for ScreenRelish  and forgot to post it onto here. So here's my take on the film: As I took my seat for the screening of … Continue reading Film Review- The Visit (2015)

Film Review- Two Night Stand (2014)

HELLO. Here comes a little review on a film starring the truly awesome, Miles Teller. Let's be blunt: is this one of the best rom coms I've ever seen? No, but it sure is cute. Director Max Nichols' Two Night Stand revolves around two people who justtt had a one night stand and find themselves … Continue reading Film Review- Two Night Stand (2014)

Film Review- A Most Violent Year (2014)

You should know that I have always taken the path that is most right. The result is never in question for me. Just what path do you take to get there, and there is always one that is most right. And that is what this is. New York City, 1981. Crime is the highest it's … Continue reading Film Review- A Most Violent Year (2014)