Drama

“The Bikeriders”: Dramatic and Powerful

When I saw the trailers for the film The Bikeriders, I knew immediately that I wanted to see it. The powerful images and the impressive cast enticed me as well. What I hadn’t anticipated was just how dramatic and powerful the film would be, with the cast giving outstanding performances one and all.  “The Bikeriders” […]

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“Back to Black”: Emotional Gut Punch

I love music and there is no one who isn’t at least somewhat familiar with Amy Winehouse and what happened to her so I was incredibly curious about this movie. There was a lot I was unfamiliar with but after watching the film, I felt like I was hit with an emotional gut punch as

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“Challengers” Exhilarating Intensity

I was certainly intrigued when I first heard about “Challengers”, especially because of Luca Guadagnino as director. But I was equally curious how Zendaya would do in a new project where she is in a more center stage role. After watching this film, I found it has an exhilarating intensity, fast paced with a palpable

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“We Grown Now”: Beautiful and Poignant

I always look for films that will give me a different or better perspective on other’s, to open my world a bit and allow me to experience through film what others might encounter. This film really unveils the housing of Chicago, how the war on drugs impacted the families living in that housing, especially the

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“Shayda”: Beautiful Authenticity

I was intrigued when I read about this film. It seemed like it could be painful in some ways to watch but also offered insight. I also like seeing films where viewers get to experience events from another person’s perspective. After watching the film, I was captivated by the beautiful authenticity, the excellent performances and

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The Peasants: Powerful and Unique

When I heard about the film, The Peasants, and that it was based on a Nobel winning book, I was curious. I like unusual films and this one is truly different. Once I had the chance to watch it, I knew this was one of a kind. With the impressionistic style of animation and the

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Arthur the King: Moving and Heartwarming

When it comes to movies about animals, I tend to fall in love with the story, mostly because I love animals. I’d seen enough previews of Arthur the King to know that I was looking forward to it. Even though it does have its predictable moments, the way the director builds the story, keeping the

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They Shot the Piano Player: Unique Style

I was curious about this film when I heard about it, mostly because it features Jeff Goldblum as a journalist. After watching the animated celebration of the Latin musical movement the Bossa Nova, I was stunned by the unique style of the docudrama as it uncovers the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of young Brazilian

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Freud’s Last Session: Thoughtful Discussion

When I heard about “Freud’s Last Session”, I contemplated what it would delve into. Rather than a film that simply documented historical facts about Sigmund Freud, this movie weaves together a fictional meeting between Freud and C.S.Lewis into the historical truths of both men’s lives with the events of World World II. The movie expounds

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The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes: Powerful Acting

With the phenomenon that is The Hunger Games, I have to be honest, I watched some of the other films but they didn’t really catch on with me. When I watched the trailer for The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, it was different. I was captivated by the cast, with some amazing performers like Peter

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