Magical May Review: Matilda

I had always thought that the 1996 adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” had been a huge commercial hit. It wasn’t until I began researching into the film’s production that I discovered that this was not the case. In fact, the film only grossed $33.5 million in the United States on a $36 million budget. Of course, it shouldn’t matter whether or not “Matilda” was a box office hit, but in a way it makes the film feel even more special. “Matilda” is such a wonderfully delightful film that helped me on such a personal level that I’m so grateful for this film’s existence.  Continue reading Magical May Review: Matilda

Sundance Review: “Marvelous and the Black Hole”

Year: 2021Runtime: 81 minutesWriter/Director: Kate TsangStars: Miya Cech, Rhea Perlman, Leonardo Nam, Kannon, Paulina Lule, Keith Powell, Jonathan Slavin By Morgan Roberts Sammy (Miya Cech) is continuing to struggle after the death of her mother. Sammy is getting into trouble at school, forcing her dad (Leonardo Nam) to give her an ultimatum: go to summer school at the community college and keep up your grades … Continue reading Sundance Review: “Marvelous and the Black Hole”