Baywatch (2017) – Review

Director: Seth Gordon Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera The Overview Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay. (Source: IMDb) The Good Having never watched the bafflingly popular... Continue Reading →

Miss Sloane (2017) – Review

Director: John Madden Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, John Litgow The Overview In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may... Continue Reading →

The Red Turtle (2017) – Review

Considering myself a huge Studio Ghibli buff (will also accept the title of Ghibli Queen!), I jumped at the chance to see the latest film from this legendary animation giant ahead of general release. The Red Turtle has in fact being circuiting around film festivals and other countries for almost a year now, and finally... Continue Reading →

In This Corner of the World (2017) – Review

Director: Sunao Katabuchi Starring: Megumi Han, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Natsuki Inaba, Nanase Iwai, Minori Omi, Daisuke Ono, Tengai Shibuya, Mayumi Shintani, Shigeru Ushiyama The Overview Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen-year-old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles... Continue Reading →

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