Thursday, February 21, 2019

Positive (Worth Seeing)

Whether you’ll have to go to the movies, download or stream, movies of this category are worth your time and money with few, if any, qualms from us.

Leave No Trace – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Leave No Trace - Title Card
Leave No Trace’s focus on a father/daughter relationship in which the main crux is stability brings about wonderful performances from Ben Foster and Thomasin McKenzie.

If Beale Street Could Talk – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

If Beale Street Could Talk - Title Card
If Beale Street Could Talk may not meet expectations, but that's because it subverts that for what cinema, especially Black cinema, needs.

Hedgehog – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Joan's book named Hedgehog.
Hedgehog, using its long time length, addresses its leads toxic behavior and takes note of the difficulty in being vulnerable and not relying on what is easy or convenient.

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

A picture of Jerome F. Davies' original Bandersnatch manuscript.
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is wonderfully frustrating and will probably lead you to wonder who is truly being controlled? You or Stefan?

Unbreakable – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Unbreakable - Title Card
While over 18 years separated from Unbreakable’s release, you can see why 2019’s Glass is considered a long time coming.

Bad Seeds (Mauvaises Herbes) – Summary/ Review (With Spoilers)

Bad Seeds (Mauvaises herbes) - Title Card
Bad Seeds (Mauvaises Herbes) is a feel-good movie which, at its heart, focuses on a relationship which may get you teary-eyed.

Mary Queen of Scots – Review (with Spoilers)

Title Card of Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots reminds you of how different the world would be if men knew how to stay in their lane.

The Favourite – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

The Favourite title card.
The story of a Queen’s decline and two cousins who take part in a game, a fight for favor, with dire consequences.

The Party’s Just Beginning – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Title card for The Party's Just Beginning featuring Liusaidh behind the title.
The Party’s Just Beginning gives you the quarter-life crises some of us have had and others fear may come.

Second Act – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Title Card for the movie Second Act.
Second Act is a touching story which is an ode to not just hard working women, but those who weren’t afforded the opportunity to go to college.