Miss Juneteenth – Review

Pageants and parents go hand in hand.  You see it all the time. Behind every girl competing is a mother bursting with pride or overburdening the girl with expectations. From Drop Dead Gorgeous to Dance Moms, there are many TV shows and movies that depict this. But none quite like Miss Juneteenth. Directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples, Miss Juneteenth revolves around Turquoise, a single mother … Continue reading Miss Juneteenth – Review

Bill & Ted Face The Music – Review

The appeal of Bill & Ted has stretched over generations. Many years we have partied on or tried to be excellent to one another (of course, some haven’t tried.) Now the loveable Keanu Reeves and the brilliant Alex Winters return in their epitomes roles in order to spread a little excellence into our lives. Bill & Ted Face the Music is set nearly thirty years … Continue reading Bill & Ted Face The Music – Review

Cats – Review

Cats has always been a bizarre musical. In spite of the insanely catchy music, explaining the premise to the ignorant is something of a task. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, based on T.S Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, has a surreal plot. The stage show, and therefore the film, follow this narrative: Once a year the Jellicle tribe of cats gather and sing … Continue reading Cats – Review

Never Rarely Sometimes Always – Review

Eliza Hittman’s first feature Beach Rats was a humanistic portrayal of a young man’s sexuality. Her work is such an empathic exploration – a near silent musing on someone’s journey. Hittman’s approach to her characters and the story is powerful and evocative, continuing with the brilliant Never Rarely Sometimes Always. Starring Sidney Flanigan in her debut film, Never Rarely Sometimes Always revolves around Autumn, a … Continue reading Never Rarely Sometimes Always – Review