Captain Marvel (2019) – Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

It took a decade, but this week Marvel brings us their first female led superhero film. Giving us a quick respite before diving into Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel brings us a unique Marvel movie, and not just because it has a female as the lead. Captain Marvel is irreverent, playful, and puts a new spin…

Miami Vice (1987) – Lend Me an Ear, and Red Tape

Sonny Crockett (Don Johnson) and Ricardo Tubbs (Philip Micheal Thomas) delve into more seediness as they investigate Miami Vice. First up this week is Lend Me an Ear, written by Micheal Duggan from a story by Dick Wolf, this episode first aired on 27 February, 1987. Things get complicated in this episode when the vice detectives…

American Beauty (1999) – Sam Mendes

  The next title up in the Drama genre for the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book is the Academy Award Winning American Beauty directed by Sam Mendes. The film went home with a Best Actor for Kevin Spacey, Best Picture, Best Director and Best Cinematography and Best Original Screenplay. Spacey plays Lester…

Bermuda International Film Festival – Ginger & Rosa (Sally Potter)

The Bermuda International Film Festival kicks off this evening with the powerful film, Ginger & Rosa, which Sue got to take a look at during the Toronto International Film Festival. I’m very excited to be able to cover this festival, and am looking forward to stepping inside the Liberty Theater. I haven’t been in there…

TIFF 2012: Ginger & Rosa – Sally Potter

  Wow.  I promised myself that I wouldn’t write anything too spoilery in my TIFF musings, because I want anyone who reads one of these and then sees the movie I’ve written about to have as close to the same experience going into it as I did.  It’s going to be difficult to convey how…