Chastain’s Antonina Shows Courage of a Lion and Gentleness of a Lamb in “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

Title:  The Zookeeper’s Wife Directed by: Niki Caro Theatrical Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl Release Date: April 7, 2017 Reviewed by: Susan Tolleson Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: B The opening scenes of The Zookeeper’s Wife might lead viewers to believe they’re about to see a beautiful tale of the relationship between animals and […]

Movie: Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins Directed by: Jeff Nichols Blu-Ray/DVD Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Release Date: December 13, 2016 Reviewed by: Jennifer L Farey Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: A From the beginning, you know there’s something unique about New York socialite and heiress, Florence Foster Jenkins. At the arts club (which she founded) she […]

Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Title: Beauty and the Beast Directed by: Bill Condon Theatrical Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Ewan McGregor Release Date: March 17, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Rating: PG FA Scorecard: A “With a dreamy far off look and her nose stuck in a book.” Two days after seeing Beauty & the Beast, I […]

Movie: The Lobster

The Lobster Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos Blu-Ray, DVD Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly Release Date: August 2, 2016 Reviewed by: Lori  Heiselman Rating: R FA Scorecard: C This review of The Lobster may end up reading as a bit of a rant, simply because I can’t remember a movie that I loved […]