Cafe Society (2016): Movie Review

Cafe Society (2016) dir. Woody Allen written by: Woody Allen starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively   Jesse Eisenberg opens Woody Allen’s Cafe Society with a mediocre Woody Allen impression.  He has an insufferably sexist rendezvous with Anna Camp as a… Continue Reading

Certain Women (2016): Viewed and Reviewed

Certain Women (2016) dir. Kelly Reichardt written by: Kelly Reichardt starring: Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Lily Gladstone, Kristen Stewart      3.5 out of 4 stars With a trio of interconnected short films, writer-director Kelly Reichardt expands her viewership. Following her previous independent,… Continue Reading

SIFF 2016 Review: Equals

Equals (2016) dir. Drake Doremus written by: Drake Doremus, Nathan Parker starring: Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Guy Pearce, Jacki Weaver   3.25 out of 4 stars There is so much bad will heaped upon Kristen Stewart since her mistaken choice to blink heavily through five… Continue Reading

Dramatic Acting Honors 2015

This was a very difficult list to narrow down.  Some of the longlists numbered three times the five I allow.  Let’s see what I chose. My nominees are: The Gentlemen Best Actor in a Leading Role, Drama  Abraham Attah – Beast of… Continue Reading

Viewed and Reviewed: Clouds of Sils Maria (2015)

Clouds of Sils Maria (2015) dir. Olivier Assayas written by: Olivier Assayas starring: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloe Grace Moretz 3.75 out of 4 stars The importance of age in Hollywood is no secret.  Young and beautiful things are going to get the roles… Continue Reading