Friday, January 20, 2017

20th Century Women

Janet's TAKE: #20thCenturyWomen~Honest portrayal of Mother/Son relationship buoyed by a strong cast including #AnnetteBening. A


"Girls Nite Out" recommend.


Special note: A24 WILL MAKE A DONATION TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD IN HONOR OF ALL THE WOMEN (AND MEN) WHO SEE THE FILM THIS WEEKEND

Friday, January 6, 2017

SILENCE

Janet's TAKE: #Silence~Scorsese project of a brutal but over-long journey through devotion and religious persecution in Japan w/good performances and stunning cinematography: B+


Martin Scorsese’s Silence, the Academy Award winning director’s

HIDDEN FIGURES

Janet's TAKE: #HiddenFigures ~ Moving story of pioneering women of science. STEM rules! A+

It is evident that the cast all gave their best efforts for this true, but until now, untold event. Deserves lots of awards.

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of

A MONSTER CALLS

Janet"s TAKE: @amonstercalls ~ A heart-rending child's journey thru grief w/as many twists as the Monster's branches: A-

True to the book but NOT

Sunday, December 25, 2016

FENCES

Janet's TAKE: #fencesmovie Commanding performances by Washington & @ViolaDavis make this powerful adaptation a must-see: A-

FENCES is the story of Troy Maxson, a mid-century Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed

Friday, December 23, 2016

WHY HIM?


Janet's TAKE: #WhyHim could have been a lovely holiday story but is ruined by crass Franco-isms: D

@BryanCranston facial expressions are the

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

2016 Movie Awards Season "Girls Nite Out" Considerations

 Now that the movie awards season is upon us, I have some special awards-worthy films for your "Girls' Night Out" consideration.  

Bookmark this page to be up on the awards buzz for movies revolving around women, romance and family values. Catch the flicks on this list when you have a special night out (or "in") with your friends.

Friday, November 18, 2016

The Edge Of Seventeen

#Edgeof17 – Woody Harrelson is one of the best parts of this F-bombing teen angst flick. B-

The Edge of Seventeen is a new coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club – an honest, candid, often hilarious look at what it’s like to grow up as a

Thursday, November 17, 2016