500 Days of Summer celebrates 10 Years

When 500 Days of Summer was released in theaters ten years ago, the film injected a spark into the romantic comedy genre. In the event that you forgot, 500 Days of Summer is an anti-romantic comedy.  The film tells the story of Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel).  The film does not tell their story in a linear narrative This honestly does not matter because it’s not a film that requires you…

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Greta: This Film is All Kinds of Bonkers

Greta is a bonkers thriller that will lead viewers to think twice when it comes to returning the items they find on the subway. When Frances McCullen (Chloë Grace Moretz) sees a purse sitting on a subway chair, she acts like any Good Samaritan would.  She looks up the owner and naturally, she returns the bag.  What Frances doesn’t expect is that this woman, Greta Hideg (Isabelle Huppert) would decide to stick around her like glue.  The…

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Chicago Film Fest 2018: This Changes Everything

Addressing the gender disparity that troubles Hollywood, This Changes Everything is one of the most important documentaries of the year. I can’t exactly point to when all the focus started turning to women directors not getting the same opportunities as men.  That being said, This Changes Everything is equally important to the Amy Adrion-directed Half the Picture.  This two films go hand in hand with a similar focus on women directors. “The door has to…

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Tribeca 2018: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Miseducation of Cameron Post shines a light into the world of conversion therapy. To most people, Cameron Post (Chloë Grace Moretz) is a normal girl in high school.  However, on prom night, her boyfriend, Jamie, discovers her making out in his car with Coley Taylor (Quinn Shephard).  Next thing she knows, it’s off to G-d’s Promise to help her with her sins.  The place is run by Dr. Lydia Marsh (Jennifer Ehle) and Reverend Rick…

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