Like Mother, Like Daughter (Film Review: “Lady Bird”)

A minor masterpiece which captures the mother-daughter dance of blurred and belligerent boundaries, and a film which puts Greta Gerwig squarely on the map as among her generation’s most gifted filmmakers. Continue Reading →


Wedding Jitters (Film Review: “On Chesil Beach”)

Saoirse Ronan shines in a portrait of two young souls meant to be together, but for the sexual pressures and societal expectations which threaten to tear them apart. Continue Reading →


Just Keep Walking (Film Review: “The Way Back”)

A sweeping, fact-based story about a disparate group of prisoners from a Siberian gulag who walked 4,000 miles to India seeking freedom, with the Russian tundra, the Himalayas and the Gobi Desert to cross in the process. Continue Reading →