Hello! And welcome to a review of another awards' hopeful that didn't look like an awards' movie from the trailer but is one because of who is involved with it in front and behind the camera. This is Widows. IMDb summary: Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in … Continue reading Movie review: Widows
Hello! This is an awards' film (barely) with Denzel Washington and he is the only nominee. Well, that never happens (*cough, cough*)...This is Roman J. Israel, Esq. IMDb summary: Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Roman … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Hello! It's nice to sometimes take a break from the mainstream cinema and see something super unique and very obviously indie. This is The Party. IMDb summary: A comedy wrapped around a tragedy. It starts as a celebration and ends with blood on the floor. The Party was written and directed by Sally Potter, whose previous … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: The Party
Hello! With the Oscars happening tomorrow and the 2017 awards season coming to a close, I decided to do my own annual awards round-up type of a post. Like I did last year (2016 round-up), I have combined the nominees from the various awards shows. Although the Oscar nominees make up the basis for all the categories, … Continue reading The Awards Season Round-Up 2017
Hello! The reviews of the awards season continue. Today, we are discussing Fences! IMDb summary: A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Writing The film Fences is a cinematic adaptation of August Wilson's play by the same name. The play first premiered … Continue reading Movie review: Fences
Hello! Welcome to a review of a movie that would have been on my Top 10 films of 2016 if I have seen it before the end of the year (when will the studios realize the benefits of the global day-in-day releases?). This is Hidden Figures! IMDb summary: Based on a true story. A team … Continue reading Movie review: Hidden Figures