Take the Lead (2006): Brief Review

Take the Lead directed by Liz Friedlander (2006), is an film about a professional dancer and instructor that gives lessons to underprivileged teens in their high school basement to teach them that they can accomplish anything, respect their peers, and have some confidence in what they’re doing in life. It’s a heart warming idea thatContinue reading “Take the Lead (2006): Brief Review”

You Instead (2011): Brief Review

You Instead also known as Rock’N’Love and Tonight You’re Mine directed by David Mackenzie (2011), is an film about two strangers who are performing at a festival but end up handcuffed to each other after they get into an argument and through out their time spent cuffed to each other they find each other fallingContinue reading “You Instead (2011): Brief Review”

Whiplash (2014): Brief Review

Whiplash directed by Damien Chazelle (2014), is an film about a ambitious young man who enters a hard music program to become the best drummer that he could ever dream of being but ends up dropping out and taking the professor along with him. However, through it all, they end up developing a late inContinue reading “Whiplash (2014): Brief Review”

The Runaways (2010): Brief Review

The Runaways directed by Floria Sigismondi (2010), is a film about the band The Runaways, the band members, and snippets of their lives before, during, and after the bands run. It was a fun film to watch from beginning to end. It provided some insight into the construction of the band and the lives of theContinue reading “The Runaways (2010): Brief Review”

Downfalls High (2021): Brief Review

Downfalls High directed by Machine Gun Kelly and Mod Sun (2021), is a music based film about the story of a boy through his romance with a girl from his school. It felt rushed in spots but was fairly enjoyable. All of the music was ok. Nothing that I would go back to but not outright horrible.Continue reading “Downfalls High (2021): Brief Review”

Patti Cake$ (2017): Brief Review

Patti Cake$ directed by Geremy Jasper (2017), is a film about a young poor woman trying to express herself, show everyone else that she does have a talent, and that she will go the additional step to make sure she is successful on her own terms. It’s a somewhat inspiring film. I liked the characters themselves.Continue reading “Patti Cake$ (2017): Brief Review”

Sound of Metal: Brief Review

Sound of Metal, directed by Darius Marder (2019), is a film about a drummer that loses his hearing suddenly and he learns how to cope through a rehab center so that he doesn’t end up using drugs while all this is happening. It’s a super interesting story. What would a person do when they’re on the cuspContinue reading “Sound of Metal: Brief Review”

Rudderless: Brief Review

Rudderless, directed by William H. Macy (2014), is a film about a father trying to cope with the fact that his son was a university shooter than murdered a handful of people and really gets to know some of his thoughts through his music which leads him to working with another young man. This film has aContinue reading “Rudderless: Brief Review”