Review: Easy Bake

Year: 2020Runtime: 1hr 34minsDirector/Writer: Zoë KennisonActors: Zoë Kennison, Kennedy Baldwin, Adam Hartley, Teà Kennison By: Juli Horsford “You look maternal,” isn’t exactly a compliment for a woman in her early twenties. In fact, it’s questionable whether that is ever a compliment but especially not when you’re at a party and a guy is hitting on you. Ivan (Zoë Kennison) is a twenty-two year old college … Continue reading Review: Easy Bake

Retrospective Review: Witches of Eastwick

Year: 1987Duration: 118 minutesDirector: George MillerWriter: Michael CristoferStarring: Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jack Nicholson By Juli Horsford “The Witches of Eastwick” is not necessarily a Halloween movie, but it’s zany enough that it might help you get into the spirit. Despite the title containing the word “witches,” that word is never actually mentioned in the movie. We’re left with the opportunity to interpret the … Continue reading Retrospective Review: Witches of Eastwick

#Womeninaction- Retrospective review: Destroyer

“Destroyer” (2018) isn’t your typical action movie. For one thing, it stars Nicole Kidman who isn’t the first person I think of when I think “action movie.” It’s also directed by a woman who is not Kathryn Bigelow, which is something of an anomaly. Director Karyn Kusama, who you might know as the director of the cult classic Jennifer’s Body, plays with the typical cop drama here. She flips the gendered stereotype on its head and crafts an intense story with Detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) at the center. Continue reading #Womeninaction- Retrospective review: Destroyer