Tag Archives: True Story

Blonde – Film Review

Director: Andrew Dominik Writer: Andrew Dominik Starring: Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody, Bobby Cannavale, Xavier Samuel, and Julianne Nicholson Netflix calls Blonde ‘a bold reimagining’ of Marilyn Monroe’s life, which is one way to describe it. It’s based on the … Continue reading

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Radioactive – Film Review

Director: Marjane Satrapi Writer: Jack Thorne Starring: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Aneurin Barnard, Anya Taylor-Joy Rating: ★★ Radioactive is a deeply flawed biopic of Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike), who discovered radioactivity with her husband, Pierre Curie (Sam Riley). The film … Continue reading

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The Polka King – Film Review

Director: Maya Forbes Writers: Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky Starring:  Jack Black, Jenny Slate, Jason Schwartzman, and Jack Weaver Rating: ★★★1/2 The Polka King is a comedy based on a true story. Jack Black stars as the so-called polka king, … Continue reading

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A Journal for Jordan – Film Review

Director: Denzel Washington Writer: Virgil Williams Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Chanté Adams, Jalon Christian, Robert Wisdom, Tamara Tunie, Jasmine Batchelor, Marchánt Davis, Susan Pourfar, Vanessa Aspillga, Grey Henson Rating: ★★★★ Denzel Washington’s latest film as director is A Journal for … Continue reading

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Rock the Kasbah – Film Review

Director: Barry Levinson Writer: Mitch Glazer Starring: Bill Murray, Kate Hudson, Beejan Land, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride, Scott Caan, Leem Lubany, Arian Moayed, and Bruce Willis Rating: ★★ If you take Bill Murray, add Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride, … Continue reading

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