Film Review: The Beguiled (2017)

2017 in Cinema: The Beguiled, 2017 Directed by: Sofia Coppola Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning   The Beguiled is an America drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola, based on a girls’ school, isolated away in Virginia during the American Civil War. By thisContinue reading “Film Review: The Beguiled (2017)”

Classic Film Review: Slumdog Millionaire (2009)

And the Oscar Goes to: Slumdog Millionaire, 2009 Directed by: Danny Boyle Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan   Slumdog Millionaire is a feel-good rags-to-riches film, loosely based on Vikas Swarup’s novel, Q&A, about 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) from the slums of Mumbai who enters and wins the IndianContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Slumdog Millionaire (2009)”

Film Review: The Artist (2011)

And the Oscar Goes to: The Artist, 2011 Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius Starring: Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman   Set in the style of an old-fashioned silent, black-and-white film, The Artist follows the downfall of George Valentin (Dujardin), a silent movie star who scoffs at the notion of talking movie. George accidentally introduces PeppyContinue reading “Film Review: The Artist (2011)”