Film Reviews – Page 2 – Conversations About Her

Film Reviews

Conversations About Her

‘The Big Sick’ Is The Best Rom-Com Of The Year (So Far) | Film Review

  The Big Sick is a 2017 romantic comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, and Adeel Akhtar. It is directed by Michael Showalter (known for writing the script for Hello, My Name Is Doris and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp). A synopsis for this film via IMDb reads: “A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows”.   I would like[…]

Share Button

‘To The Bone’: A Hard-Hitting, Gut Wrenching Film | Film Review

  To The Bone is a 2017 Netflix drama starring Keanu Reeves, Lily Collins, Carrie Preston, Alanna Ubach, and Liana Liberato. It’s directed by Marti Noxon (known for producing Buffy The Vampire Slayer and writing I Am Number Four and Fright Night). A synopsis for this film reads: “A young woman is dealing with anorexia. She meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life”.  […]

Share Button

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’: Adrenaline Pumping Sequel | Film Review

  In a modern cinematic landscape of superheroes, franchises and action films looking for the sweet PG-13 spot 2014’s John Wick was a rarity in Hollywood – an unabashed hard-R vengeance story that showed that there is a demand for this type of film. It’s sequel continued to be gleeful fun.   Picking up where the first film left off[…]

Share Button

‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’: Sadly Overhyped | Film Review

  Back in 2011, 20th Century Fox surprised film fans the world over with their prequel/reboot of the Planet Of The Apes franchises with Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes and excelled themselves with sequel Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes. Expectations were high for the concluding part of the trilogy: War For The Planet Of The Apes.[…]

Share Button

‘The Beguiled’: Gender Dynamics Through A Gothic Spectrum | Film Review

  Following the unfairly negative reception towards her last two films – 2009’s Somewhere and 2013’s The Bling Ring – Sophia Coppola‘s The Beguiled will likely be heralded as a return to form for the auteur who holds the distinction as the first women to be nominated for Best Director at the Academy Awards (for 2003’s Lost In Translation).  […]

Share Button