Category: Romance

Thelma

      Release Date: September 15, 2017 (Norway); November 10, 2017 (USA – limited) Screened: October 6, 2017 (New York Film Festival) Runtime: 116 minutes Rating: Not Rated (as of post time) Studio: The Orchard; Motlys Director: Joachim Trier Cast: Eili Harboe; Kaya Wilkins; Henrik Rafaelsen; Ellen Dorrit Petersen A profoundly religious teenager discovers

Wonder Woman

    Release Date: June 2, 2017 Runtime: 141 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Patty Jenkins Cast: Gal Gadot; Chris Pine; Connie Nielsen; Robin Wright; Danny Huston; David Thewlis; Saïd Taghmaoui; Ewen Bremner All hail Wonder Woman!! After decades of development hell, the grand dame of DC Comics finally gets her own standalone

Trainwreck

    Release Date: July 17, 2015 Runtime: 125 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Judd Apatow Cast: Amy Schumer; Bill Hader; Colin Quinn; John Cena; Dave Attell; Tilda Swinton; LeBron James; Brie Larson Amy Schumer bulldozes her way onto the big screen playing a magnified version of her women-are-just-as-raunchy-as-men comedic persona in ‘Trainwreck.’

Her

    Release Date: December 18, 2013 (limited); January 10, 2014 (wide) Runtime: 126 minutes Rating: R Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Director: Spike Jonze Cast: Joaquin Phoenix; Scarlett Johansson (voice); Amy Adams; Chris Pratt; Rooney Mara This one was a total surprise! My expectations were low: another self-consciously quirky Spike Jonze movie with resident Hollywood

The Cutting Edge

    Release Date: March 27, 1992 Runtime: 101 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Director: Paul Michael Glaser Cast: D.B. Sweeney; Moira Kelly; Roy Dotrice; Terry O’Quinn; Dwier Brown Ask anyone. I’m a sucker for any movie that ends with the lovers kissing, the music swelling, and the picture fading to black. It doesn’t matter

Endless Love

    Release Date: July 17, 1981 Runtime: 116 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Franco Zeffirelli Cast: Brooke Shields; Martin Hewitt; Shirley Knight; Don Murray; James Spader; Richard Kiley; Beatrice Straight Watching this movie, I had an overwhelming feeling of “I get it.” Let me explain. I get how this movie could have been

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

    Release Date: August 6, 1999 Runtime: 113 minutes Rating: R Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Director: John McTiernan Cast: Pierce Brosnan; Rene Russo; Denis Leary; Ben Gazzara; Frankie Faison This is a remake of the Steve McQueen – Faye Dunaway classic, unseen (at least at the time of this review) by me, but from what I understand,

Pretty Woman

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: March 23, 1990 Runtime: 119 minutes Rating: R Studio: Touchstone Pictures (Disney) Director: Garry Marshall Cast: Richard Gere; Julia Roberts; Hector Elizondo; Laura San Giacomo; Jason Alexander; Ralph Bellamy Do you remember where you were when Julia Roberts became a movie star? You were probably