Tag: movie review

Scene On Film: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

By Joan Ellis See what a good trailer can do: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel opened in a packed theater on a sunny afternoon after a week of rain. This was...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “The Perfect Family”

By Joan Ellis A touching comedy about the Catholic Church is not something I’ve been expecting, but here it is. And it’s good. As Eileen Cleary (Kathleen Turner) makes her...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “Darling Companion”

By Joan Ellis Darling Companion is a good news/bad news movie. Reasons to see it: nice idea, good cast. Reasons not to: promise unfulfilled. Who wouldn’t want to see a...

May 4, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “Bully”

By Joan Ellis Awatch the documentary Bully from the framework of their own life experiences. Have they been teachers, victims or parents of either victims or bullies, or has the...

April 28, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: Oscars 2011

By Joan Ellis 2011 brought us the usual mix of good, bad, and indifferent movies that were linked, inexcusably, by interminable barren stretches. There were far too many weeks when...

February 23, 2012 | comments