Ryan Murphy, showrunner of American Horror Story, revisits some of his Glee roots by directing The Prom, a movie adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name. The story features a troupe of self-obsessed theater stars wanting to find a cause to make themselves feel better. They settle on a small conservative town in Indiana in support of a high school girl, Emma (Jo Ellen Pellman), who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom.
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 [...]
Released: August 8, 2014. Directed by: Lasse Hallströme. Starring: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal. Runtime: 122 min. Lasse Hallströme helms another adaptation (his follow-up to the awfully silly “Safe Haven”), this time written by Steven Knight (“Eastern Promises") and adapted from The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais; a novel about cooking, not walking. It [...]
Released: August 15, 2014. Directed by: Phillip Noyce. Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep. Runtime: 97 min. Note: Sorry for the font inconsistencies - I really couldn't figure out how to fix it. The Giver starts out exactly like Divergent; with a basic review of what this futuristic community is like, followed by a [...]
Released: January 10, 2014 (wide release). Directed by: John Wells. Starring: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor. Runtime: 121 min.When a film starts out with the line "Life is very long," that's the first hint that the drama you're about to watch isn't going to be the feel-good film of the year. "August: Osage County" [...]
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Release Date: December 17, 2004 Director: Brad Silberling Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep Runtime: 108 min Tagline: On December 17, Christmas cheer takes a holiday Violet (Emily Browning), Klaus (Liam Aiken), and Sunny Baudelaire (Kara Hoffman and Shelby Hoffman) are three intelligent young children who receive [...]