Film Review: Rust and Bone (2012)

“I liked being watched. I liked turning guys on. Getting them worked up. But then I’d get bored.”–Stephanie When we first see Stephanie she is leaving a night club. She was just in a fight and her face is bloody. The damage looks painful but she doesn’t look like she feels anything. Alain (Matthias Schoenaerts),… Continue reading Film Review: Rust and Bone (2012)

Film Review: Beyonce’s Life Is But A Dream

“Stop pretending that I have it all together. If I’m scared, be scared. Allow it. Release it. Move on.”–Beyonce  I love that one review of Beyonce’s HBO documentary, Life Is But A Dream, which calls it simultaneously “calculated and confessional.” The thing is if a celebrity like Rihanna who’s fond of over sharing made a… Continue reading Film Review: Beyonce’s Life Is But A Dream

Film Review: Love Story (1970)

“Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”-Jennifer Cavalleri That’s probably one of the most famous movie quotes of all time. Combined with a fantastic score and Ali McGraw’s magnetic It Girl presence, Love Story is romantic, funny, but perhaps, a little outdated for our generation. Jennifer Cavalleri (Ali McGraw) and Oliver Barrett IV (Ryan… Continue reading Film Review: Love Story (1970)

Film Review: Silver Linings Playbook

“Can we get through one f–king conversation without you reminding me that my goddamn husband’s dead?”–Tiffany I had really high expectations when I saw this movie because it was one of my must-see picks at TIFF and it’s already getting Oscar buzz. Plus, Jennifer Lawrence is in it (and right now I’ll basically watch anything she’s… Continue reading Film Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Film Review: Match Point (2005)

“The man who said “I’d rather be lucky than good” saw deeply into life. People are afraid to face how great a part of life is dependent on luck. It’s scary to think so much is out of one’s control. There are moments in a match when the ball hits the top of the net,… Continue reading Film Review: Match Point (2005)