She Came to Me: Berlinale 2023 Review

Year: 2023 Runtime: 102 minutes Written and directed by Rebecca Miller Actors: Anne Hathaway, Marisa Tomei, Peter Dinklage, Joanna Kulig, Brian d’Arcy James, Evan Ellison, Harlowe Jane, Dale Soules By Sarah Manvel “She Came to Me” is an old-fashioned movie in the best possible way. What we have here is a stacked cast including two Oscar winners, an unusual setting in a familiar location (Brooklyn), … Continue reading She Came to Me: Berlinale 2023 Review

Past Lives: Berlinale 2023 Review

Year: 2023 Runtime: 105 minutes Written and directed by Celine Song Actors: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro, Moon Seung-ah, Leem Seung-min By Sarah Manvel There is nothing more human than wanting the best possible life, and no greater show of humanity than wondering if all the struggle was worth it. The choice of a new life and the promise it holds is amplified when … Continue reading Past Lives: Berlinale 2023 Review

Someday We’ll Tell Each Other Everything: Berlinale 2023 Review

Year: 2023 Runtime: 132 minutes Directed by Emily Atef Written by Emily Atef and Daniela Krien Actors: Marlene Burow, Felix Kramer, Cedric Eich, Sike Bodenbender, Florian Panzer, Jordis Triebel, Christian Erdmann, Victoria Mayer By Sarah Manvel This is an absolutely gorgeous and smoking hot answer to the question of what a person with limitless options should do with their life, and what happens when those … Continue reading Someday We’ll Tell Each Other Everything: Berlinale 2023 Review

Film Review: Emily (2023)

Year: 2023 Runtime: 130 minutes Director/Writer: Frances O’Connor Actors: Emma Mackey, Fionn Whitehead, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Alexandra Dowling, Adrian Dunbar By Tom Moore The directorial debut of actress Frances O’Connor, who some might recognize from films like “A.I.: Artificial Intelligence”(2001) and “Bedazzled”(2000), acts as a great character study taking inspiration from one of the most prolific female writers of all-time. “Emily” follows a young Emily Bronte … Continue reading Film Review: Emily (2023)