From director John Sheedy, H is For Happiness is a delightfully lighthearted drama about finding the good in every situation. With a charming blend of realistic problems and whimsical preteen fantasy, the Australian film uses a child’s story to send a valuable message for viewers of all ages. Similarly to Bridge to Terabithia or Simon…… Continue reading ‘H Is For Happiness’ A Hopeful Depiction Of Growing Up
From excellent Emmy-winning writers Moira Walley-Beckett and Graham Yost comes The Grizzlies, a true sports story that is as heartbreaking as it is inspiring. Set in 2004 in the isolated Northern Canadian hamlet of Kugluktuk where suicide rates are the highest on the continent, a group of high school students learn the sport of lacrosse…… Continue reading ‘The Grizzlies’ A Timely, Inspiring Sports Drama
Dawn Porter’s ‘The Way I See It’ follows career of Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza
Geraldine Viswanathan is who we’ve been waiting for. Starring in writer/director Natalie Krinsky’s new romantic comedy The Broken Hearts Gallery, Viswanathan (Hala, Bad Education) takes a comedic turn as Lucy, a spunky 26-year-old New Yorker and borderline hoarder. Surrounded by a diverse, comedically in-tune cast of supporting actors (Utkarsh Ambudkar, Phillipa Soo, Molly Gordon), the…… Continue reading ‘The Broken Hearts Gallery’ a Warm Welcome Back to the Movies
Austin Abrams and Lili Reinhart play conflicted co-editors of a high school newspaper in the new teen drama.
As a child of the 90s, I can’t recall a time when I didn’t know the words to “Belle” and “Part of Your World” because they were a part of my world. While I don’t begrudge my five-year-old self for not investigating the inner workings of Disney Animation, I regret that it took me three…… Continue reading A Treasure Untold: ‘Howard’ Doc Details Life of Prolific Disney Songwriter
Long before the global pandemic, people have been discovering The West Wing on Netflix or rediscovering their love for the political drama since it first aired on NBC from 1999-2006. For me, a rewatch of Aaron Sorkin’s beloved series has brought joy, peace, entertainment and a passion for supporting “the good guys” before the November…… Continue reading Josh and Donna: The One That Could Have Been?
Gillian Jacobs stars in Kris Rey’s I Used To Go Here, in select theaters and On Demand this Friday. Previously dubbed Alma Mater, the film follows newly-published author Kate back to her college campus to promote her novel and meet with young aspiring writers. Kate is still young herself, in her mid 30s, but facing…… Continue reading Gillian Jacobs Goes Back To College In Universal Indie ‘I Used To Go Here’
Katie Holmes and Josh Lucas star in The Secret: Dare to Dream, an uplifting new drama based on the wildly popular 2006 book. Adapted by This Is Us staff writer Bekah Brunstetter, the film shares the same values, ideals and themes of the NBC series: that our lives are somehow mysteriously linked, and our joy…… Continue reading Timely ‘The Secret: Dare To Dream’ Finds The Meaning In Hardship
You know her name and what she did – or you should. But Radioactive provides a deeper look into the life and love of famed scientist Marie Curie. Anchored by acting heavyweight Rosamund Pike in yet another role she embodies with magnetic energy (*Googles magnetic energy* Guess we’ll have to wait for the William Gilbert…… Continue reading ‘Radioactive’ a Showcase for Radium, Rosamund Pike