Tag: movie review

Scene On Film: ‘The Attack’

By Joan Ellis Centuries of religious, cultural, and political anger put the Arab/Israeli conflict beyond our understanding. Once in a great while someone comes forth with a book or a film...

July 19, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Heat’ and ‘Unfinished Song’

By Joan Ellis In the now familiar summer movie desert, here are two that fly under the studio hype. They are so wildly different, one from the other, that it’s...

July 12, 2013 | comments

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