As They Made Us: A Solid First Feature

Mayim Bialik’s directorial debut, As They Made Us, is a solid first feature film that draws upon her own life experiences in grief. Bialik uses her own experiences as the basis for writing this film. It’s a film that I’m sure many will resonate with because there are no shortage of families with such experiences. I’m sure we’ll be seeing more scripts from the Blossom and The Big Bang Theory star. In watching the film,…

"As They Made Us: A Solid First Feature"

As They Made Us: Trailer For Mayim Bialik Film

Mayim Bialik’s feature directorial debut, As They Made Us, now has a trailer ahead of its theatrical and VOD release in April. Bialak writes and directs the film, which she also wrote following the death of her father. The film stars Dianna Agron and Simon Helberg, with Candice Bergen, Dustin Hoffman, Justin Chu Cary, Charlie Weber, and Julian Gant. The film features an all-star cast while revealing wildly relatable family’s tumultuous and bittersweet, yet often…

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Annette: Sparks Musical Requires A Trigger Warning

The new Sparks musical film, Annette, requires a trigger warning because Adam Driver portrays an emotionally abusive comedian. The gist of the film is that Henry McHenry (Adam Driver) falls in love with a renowned opera singer, Ann Defrasnoux (Marion Cotillard). The two of them tie the knot and have a kid, Annette. Annette’s birth changes everything–Henry starts to crash and burn while Ann keeps flying high. If there’s a dictionary definition for odd couples,…

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A Serious Man: A Very Jewish Film For The Coens

Drawing upon the biblical Book of Job, A Serious Man is easily the most Jewish film that writer-directors Joel and Ethan Coen could make. The Coen Brothers were two years removed from taking home a trio of Oscars for No Country for Old Men.  The pair would follow it up with some lighter fare, Burn After Reading.  Okay, so the latter film didn’t quite hit in the same way so it was back to the…

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