Country Strong (2010): Brief Review

Country Strong directed by Shana Feste (2010), is a film about a troubled country star getting out of rehab to go on tour and she takes an aspiring singer-songwriter who she befriends at the rehab facility and another local talent. The country star is unraveling at every venue they go to and can’t stop drinkingContinue reading “Country Strong (2010): Brief Review”

Pleasantville (1998): Brief Review

Pleasantville directed by Gary Ross (1998), is a film about two teen siblings that get sucked into the black and white world of an old tv show set in the 1950’s without a way to get out and end up exposing this world to one of greater knowledge which ends up causing real world problemsContinue reading “Pleasantville (1998): Brief Review”

Now and Then (1995): Brief Review

Now and Then directed by Lesli Linker Glatter (1995), is a film about a group of friends coming together to spend time all together as adults and the pivotal summer of their childhood that helped pave the path for the rest of their lives. Most of the story is spent on their past selves andContinue reading “Now and Then (1995): Brief Review”

Varsity Blues (1999): Brief Review

Varsity Blues directed by Brian Robbins (1999), is a film about a fairly smart high school boy on a football team in Texas, which is just all about football, and his life changes when he goes from second string to first. It follows his experience of football season during his last year at high schoolContinue reading “Varsity Blues (1999): Brief Review”

Beautiful Girls (1996): Brief Review

Beautiful Girls directed by Ted Demme (1996), is a film about a man who lives in New York City as a pianist but goes home to rural New York for a High School Reunion and reunites with old friends, befriends a 13 year old, involves himself in his friends drama, and realizes that what heContinue reading “Beautiful Girls (1996): Brief Review”

Irreplaceable You (2018): Brief Review

Irreplaceable You directed by Stephanie Laing (2018), is a film about a couple that have known each other since childhood and have roughly been a couple since then when one of the two main characters finds out that she is cancer and later learns she is terminal. The main point of the film is theContinue reading “Irreplaceable You (2018): Brief Review”

Pompeii (2014): Brief Review

Pompeii directed by Paul W. S. Anderson (2014), is an film about the ash buried city of Pompeii of ancient times with a driving story of a aristocratic young woman and a gladiator who end up falling for each other from a distance but then are brought together through small random events and the cataclysmicContinue reading “Pompeii (2014): Brief Review”

Almost Famous (2000): Brief Review

Almost Famous directed by Cameron Crowe (2000), is a film about a teenage boy who follows his dream of being a music journalist by traveling an up and coming band through a pivotal point of their career where they are beginning to make big and he is there to capture it all while experiencing life freelyContinue reading “Almost Famous (2000): Brief Review”

Good on Paper (2021): Brief Review

Good on Paper directed by Kim Gatewood (2021), is a film about a comedian who is trying to get a good break in Hollywood and we see her journey in doing just that but there is also the added layer of her getting into a relationship with a man who has lied about every critical detailContinue reading “Good on Paper (2021): Brief Review”

Everest (2015): Brief Review

Everest directed by Baltasar Kormákur (2015), is a film about the 1996 Mount Everest climbing disaster, the climbers and crew who were there to experience what had happened, and the legacy of the climbers. This film focuses on one of the many climbing disasters that have happened on Mount Everest as it is a dangerous mountainContinue reading “Everest (2015): Brief Review”