29 Days of Romance: Review #1, Little Women (2019)

29 Days of Romance: Review #1, Little Women (2019)

Little Women. Directed by: Greta Gerwig. Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh. Runtime: 2h 15 min. Released: December 25, 2019. Jo March (Saiorse Ronan) reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on their own terms. Set during [...]

The Circle (2017)

The Circle (2017)

The Circle. Released: April 28, 2017. Directed by: James Ponsoldt. Starring: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega. Runtime: 1h 50 min.  The Circle is a familiar and generic corporate thriller about the dark side of technology, but it's disappointing because it doesn’t go into enough depth. Mae (Emma Watson) gets a dream job as part of [...]

Noah (2014)

Released: March 28, 2014. Directed by: Darren Aronofsky. Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins. Runtime: 138 min. A film cloaked in controversy from the get go, Noah turns out to be a good, unique film. It's controversial because it's a largely different take on the biblical story of Noah's Ark from the Book of [...]

March 28-30 Box Office Predictions: Swear words and Sabotage of biblical proportions

Jason Bateman's Bad Words is one of the new releases coming out this weekend, but it's been in limited release since the 14th of March, and has grossed $837 thousand. It premiered at TIFF back in September, and it looks pretty awesome. Since one of the taglines is "suck my dictionary," I'm really excited. I think [...]

The Bling Ring (2013)

Release Date: June 21, 2013. Director: Sofia Coppola. Stars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson. Runtime: 90 min. "The Bling Ring" completes the trio of 2013 social commentaries on the stupidity of the human race. The first is "Spring Breakers", Harmony Kormine's reality check for today's youth, and the way that their decisions on their spraaaang breaaaak vacation [...]

Recap of June’s Theatrical Releases

I saw six out of the nine major theatrical releases of June. I still plan on seeing the following from the month of June, in alphabetical order: "Berberian Sound Studio", "The Bling Ring", "Byzantium", "The Internship", "Maniac", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Song for Marion", "Syrup" (because I love Brittany Snow), "Violet & Daisy", White House [...]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Release Date: July 15, 2011 Director: David Yates Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint Runtime: 130 min Tagline: It all ends here The final Harry Potter film is the best yet, and generally one of the best films of 2011. The final chapter begins as Harry, [...]

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

Release Date: September 28, 2012. Director: Stephen Chbosky. Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller. Runtime: 1hr, 43 min. Tagline: We are infinite. Not any writer has quite analyzed teen angst as well as John Hughes, but Chbosky comes pretty close. * Alternate opening hook: And some people said Project X was a good teen film, anyone can take [...]