George Clooney manages to turn in a career-best performance as a father of two daughters in the Hawaiian-set The Descendants. Alexander Payne adapts Kaui Hart Hemmings’ novel for the screen in true cinematic fashion. Because of the whole cheating aspect, this probably isn’t a film that could have been released during the Production Code era. Regardless, it’s one of my favorite films from 2011. In a perfect world, George Clooney would have won an Oscar…"The Descendants: George Clooney’s Career-Best"
Class Rank is a sweet film about teenagers finding their place in society by speaking out about interests that they care about. There are two very different teenagers that carry the weight of Class Rank. Bernard Flannigan (Skyler Gisondo) is that student who will enter politics someday even if it’s not in his current plans. Veronica Krauss (Olvia Holt) has aspirations of being a Supreme Court Justice but to get into Yale, she needs the…"Class Rank: A Sweet Film with Heart"