Happiest Season: Brief Review

Happiest Season, directed by Clea DuVall (2020), is a film about a lesbian inviting her girlfriend to Christmas but she’s not out to her family. It’s about time that there was a fun LGBTQ+ Christmas film out there that was overall fairly well done. The only part that really took away from the experience is that itContinue reading “Happiest Season: Brief Review”

Tempted: Brief Review

Tempted, directed by Maggie Greenwald (2003), is a film about a woman mainly dealing with the lose of her surrogate mother to cancer. The lose of the woman who raised her just serves as a catalyst to her going to Hawaii and meeting her birth mother through an extended stay. While she’s in Hawaii she tries toContinue reading “Tempted: Brief Review”

MegaFault: Brief Review

MegaFault, directed by David Michael Latt (2009), is a film about a super earthquake, the aftermath of the quakes, and the woman tasked with overseeing the minimizing the damage. The sacrifice of other characters while the main character and her family constantly escape danger with no consequences betrays the integrity of the direness of the situation. TheContinue reading “MegaFault: Brief Review”

After Parkland: Brief Review

After Parkland, directed by Jake Lefferman and Emily Taguchi (2019), is a film about the aftermath of the Parkland, FL school shooting incident. Children and adults alike protesting for gun control as a substitute for those that they lost, to cope with their trauma, and to do anything they can to help avoid new instances of similarContinue reading “After Parkland: Brief Review”

Song of Parkland: Brief Review

Song of Parkland, directed by Amy Schatz (2019), is a short film about the drama class survivors of the Parkland, FL school shooting incident. They deal with their feelings and trauma about their experience through doing a school play. It shows their perseverance and love for each other. They are all celebrated by what they accomplish. WhichContinue reading “Song of Parkland: Brief Review”

After Neverland: Brief Review

After Neverland, hosted by Oprah Winfrey (2019), is a unrehearsed conversation with the survivors about the alleged sexual abuse inflicted upon them by Michael Jackson. It was very inciteful to have a few professionals look into the experience that the two survivors this special is focused on and state what usually happens in similar abuse cases. ItContinue reading “After Neverland: Brief Review”

Leaving Neverland: Brief Review

Leaving Neverland, directed by Dan Reed (2019), is a limited documentary series about the alleged sexual abuse inflicted upon young men by Michael Jackson as told by two survivors who are now old enough to speak out properly. If it’s true or not, that’s not the point. The point is that every time you see this typeContinue reading “Leaving Neverland: Brief Review”

The Heavenly Kid: Brief Review

The Heavenly Kid, directed by Cary Medoway (1985), is a film about a young man, his journey through the afterlife, and the help he gives another young man while working towards getting into heaven. This film was pretty silly and cheesy but enjoyable. I liked all the little twists and turns this story takes. The fantasy elementsContinue reading “The Heavenly Kid: Brief Review”

Skating to New York: Brief Review

Skating to New York, directed by Charles Minsky (2013), is a film about the journey of a young man, with a group of his friends, skating across Lake Ontario. It is a light stakes adventure that offers some mishaps and conflict but nothing below the surface. It mainly focuses on the life of one boy, howContinue reading “Skating to New York: Brief Review”

I Feel Pretty: Brief Review

I Feel Pretty, directed by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein (2018), is a film about how a young woman with head trauma gains a high level of confidence and the result of it is that she is able to get everything she believes she wants in life. This film is a thought experiment if one day youContinue reading “I Feel Pretty: Brief Review”