Tag Archives: Based on true story

HIDDEN FIGURES (2016)

“Hidden Figures” 2016 – Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monet, Kevin Costner, Mahershala Ali, Jim Parsons and Kirsten Dunst Directed by: Theodore Melfi Our take: Friday night, the kids asnooze in their beds, we rub our hands maniacally at the prospect of a movie to watch. Horror? Drama? Action? Hidden Figures? (Sure, why not, […]

LION (2016)

“Lion” 2016 – Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. Poster credit: imdb.com Directed by: Garth Davis Our take: Watch It! Being parents makes watching any movie where children suffer well-nigh impossible. We would prefer to move on to any other movie that is pure fiction. We don’t know how everybody else feels but we […]

DENIAL (2016)

“Denial” 2016 – Rachel Weisz, Timothy Spall and Tom Wilkinson. Poster credit: imdb.com Directed by: Mick Jackson Our take: Movies about the Holocaust can be unnerving and difficult to watch, the brutality, the death and the bleak circumstances never become normal no matter how many times we see a movie on the subject. Denial however […]