Tag: Film Review

My Old Lady

My Old Lady

A more than middle-aged man (Kevin Kline) packs his meager belongings and takes off for France in hopes of selling the apartment he inherited from his late estranged father. Soon after arrival he realizes that sale is far from as…

The Wanted 18 documentary

TIFF 2014: The Wanted 18

Who knew milking cows could be considered an act of defiance? The Wanted 18 is a documentary shedding light on a peaceful Palestinian moo-vement (sorry, had to throw one cow pun in there). During the First Palestinian Intifada, Israel had…

the f word movie

F Stands for Fantastic in The F Word

The F Word is hands down one of the best romantic comedies I’ve seen in ages! It will put a smile on your face right off the bat and it will remain there the rest of the day (and resurface…

mood indigo movie

See the Surreal Mood Indigo

Hop over to France, down the rabbit hole of the obscure, and enter director Michel Gondry‘s land of imagination. Mood Indigo is fantastical whimsy through and through. Colin (Romain Duris) is a man who enjoys chatting the ladies, until one…

Frank movie

Frankly, Frank is Oddly Charming

Frank is a bizarre-o indie film that features an unhinged motley crew of aspiring musicians. A chance encounter brings our narrator and antihero Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) into the fold of a band to fill in after their previous keyboardist suffers…

The Hundred Foot Journey movie

See the Sweet Story of The 100-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey is a sweet film about the culinary and cultural clashes that ensue after a fortuitous vehicular malfunction lands an Indian family in a quaint French village. After seeking asylum in England following attacks on their restaurant in…

LUCY FALLS APART IN THE END

Luc Besson returns to the director’s chair for the first time since 2013’s lackluster film The Family, to bring us Lucy, the tale of a drug mule gone wrong. Scarlett Johansson stars as the titular Lucy, who, after being suckered…

THERE IS JUST ENOUGH MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

Magic in the Moonlight, the new film from Woody Allen, is about an English magician named Stanley (Colin Firth) who is lured in to helping an old friend unmask a phoney physic, who happens, of course, to be a beautiful…