Tag: Joan Ellis

Scene On Film: ‘Man of Steel’

By Joan Ellis I fell in love with Superman when I was 8. Smitten, I bought all the comic books of his first few years, storing them carefully on a...

July 5, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘I’m So Excited’

By Joan Ellis Who doesn’t look forward to a movie written and directed by Pedro Almo­dovar? Always unpredictable, he sprinkles his movies with metaphor and the unexpected in the written...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Before Midnight’

By Joan Ellis Eighteen years ago Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke starred in Before Sunrise, the first of a film trilogy that followed a young couple who had the freedom...

June 21, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks’

By Joan Ellis We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks explores the wound that keeps on bleeding. Alex Gibney has written and directed a documentary that lands like a hand grenade...

June 14, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Frances Ha’

By Joan Ellis Life as an aspiring something in New York in your 20s is often a walk on the edge of despair. Noah Baumbach has directed a movie that captures...

June 7, 2013 | comments

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