Tag: Scene on Film

Scene on Film: ‘Game Change’

By Joan Ellis Game Change is a good movie about a controversial subject. When the Republicans found themselves behind in the 2008 presidential campaign, Steve Schmidt (Woody Harrelson) convinced John...

March 23, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘In Darkness’

By Joan Ellis A long time ago I took an oral history of a woman who drove her five children in a hay wagon from her farm in the Russian...

March 15, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Wanderlust’

By Joan Ellis Is Wanderlust just another lukewarm yuppie comedy? Almost, but not quite. Like it or not, it will be remembered as the movie that broke through the barrier of...

March 9, 2012 | comments

Scene on Film: If You Missed These…

By Joan Ellis AFTER THE OSCAR fuss is over, think about catching up on the good movies you may have missed.¬† You’ll find them somewhere in the digital nether world...

March 1, 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

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