Tag: Joan Ellis

Scene On Film: ‘The Big Wedding’ and ‘In The House’

By Joan Ellis The Big Wedding. If you are hungry for a good movie on this holiday weekend, may I suggest that you avoid this one at all costs. You must...

May 31, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Mud’

By Joan Ellis   Start with an infectious sense of place. Mud unfolds in rural Arkan­sas around a river where people live in water-rooted shacks and scratch a living from...

May 24, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’

By Joan Ellis How often do you watch a movie that invites you to open your mind wide for new understanding? Not often in our polarized world. As a story...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Company You Keep’

By Joan Ellis Don’t dare to miscast a movie that’s rooted in a true story. For The Company You Keep, the filmmakers have assembled a cast of four Academy Award...

May 3, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ’42’

By Joan Ellis Each of us is likely to watch 42 through the prism of our own age. If you are young or middle age, you have lived on the...

April 26, 2013 | comments