Bombay Rose (2019): Brief Review

Bombay Rose directed by Gitanjali Rao (2019), is an animated film about a brief infatuation between two young people in the busy city of Bombay, Mumbai, in India. It also touches on the people that surround both of them, their fantasies, and the threat of a potential love between people of mixed religions. Throughout the wholeContinue reading “Bombay Rose (2019): Brief Review”

Prefontaine (1997): Brief Review

Prefontaine directed by Steve James (1997), is a film based on a true story about a young runner, Steve Prefontaine, who pushed himself and others to be greater but when his life is cut short you’re left with a feeling of what could have been. The story is inspirational and tragic. Everything that should have beenContinue reading “Prefontaine (1997): Brief Review”

The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019): Brief Review

The Peanut Butter Falcon directed by Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz (2019), is a film about two people who come together to make each other better through an adventure. One is a man who has a mental disability and the other a man who has destroyed his life because of the memory of his brothers deathContinue reading “The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019): Brief Review”

As Cool as I Am (2013): Brief Review

As Cool as I Am directed by Max Mayer (2013), is a coming-of-age story of a teen girl that is in a barely functional family that is happy as long as it works but as soon as one thing goes wrong then it all falls apart. The background of the parents is more interesting than theContinue reading “As Cool as I Am (2013): Brief Review”

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019): Brief Review

The Personal History of David Copperfield directed by Armando Iannucci (2019), is a film based on the novel by Charles Dickens of a similar name. The film follows the life of the main character, David Copperfield, from birth to the point of his becoming success. The book is a super insightful novel sort of based on theContinue reading “The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019): Brief Review”

Pieces of a Woman (2020): Brief Review

Pieces of a Woman directed by Kornél Mundruczó (2020), is a film about a woman, her partner, and her family that all suffering grief from the loss of the woman’s child that died shortly after birth during a home birth. It’s a touching story of humanity, the fragility of relationships, and the strength of those thatContinue reading “Pieces of a Woman (2020): Brief Review”

Cinderella (2015): Brief Review

Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh (2015), is a film about a girl who is orphaned and mistreated by her step-family but she eventually finds love and lives happily ever after. This story is based on old fairy tales and has been told a hundred or so different ways. Disney themselves have done as much. However, whatContinue reading “Cinderella (2015): Brief Review”

The Switch (2010): Brief Review

The Switch directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck (2010), is a film about two good friends who become parents together with the girl friend knowing it since she thought she was using a sperm donor’s sperm and when she reunites with her friend later he see’s the similarities between himself and the child. AsContinue reading “The Switch (2010): Brief Review”

Gold Diggers (1995): Brief Review

Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain directed by Kevin James Dobson (1995), is a film about a girl who moves into a small town in Washington after her great aunt has died and her mother inherits the house. The girl befriends a girl in town that everyone thinks is odd and has odd behaviors.Continue reading “Gold Diggers (1995): Brief Review”

Crazy Heart (2009): Brief Review

Crazy Heart directed by Scott Cooper (2009), is a film about an older country star past his prime but still doing small venues to make money because he’d otherwise be worse off than he is financially. The country star is an alcoholic that hasn’t written another album or song in many years and is justContinue reading “Crazy Heart (2009): Brief Review”