Tag: movie review

Film Review: ‘Truth’

By Joan Ellis Truth. Rated R It would be easy to describe “Truth” as the story of the high profile downfall of newsman Dan Rather.  As a young man Rather had drawn...

November 12, 2015 | comments

‘Pawn Sacrifice’ – Rated PG-13

By Joan Ellis Where were you when chess prodigy Bobby Fischer was becoming a legend? If you were around in the ‘50s, you began to hear stories about the self-taught...

October 2, 2015 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’

By Joan Ellis   From first scene to last, “The Wolf of Wall Street” is a movie about dishonesty, irresponsibility, cruelty, betrayal, misogyny, narcissism and greed. It is also about...

January 3, 2014 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Out Of The Furnace’

By Joan Ellis “Out of the Furnace” opens with a brutal attack and submerges audiences in violence for nearly two hours. Why go? Because it is beautifully acted by Christian...

December 20, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Nebraska’

By Joan Ellis From start to finish, “Nebraska” is in the hands of very clever filmmakers. That credit goes to director Alexander Payne and writer Bob Nelson who set the...

December 13, 2013 | comments