Tag: Romance

The Browsing Effect - 2018 The Browsing Effect Film

Review: Michael K. Feinstein’s ‘The Browsing Effect’

“Written and directed by Michael K. Feinstein, ‘The Browsing Effect’ highlights the beauty of lasting connections. Despite pressing too hard on social media tropes, the film includes numerous charming performances and genuine laugh-out-loud moments.”

A Divine Madness: Gregory La Cava’s ‘Gabriel Over the White House’

“There is little doubt that ‘Gabriel Over the White House’ was a test balloon of sorts, priming the audience for a discussion on the merits of the strongman leader, asking them what they would be willing to sacrifice in order to ameliorate the national plight.”

Let the Sunshine In Movie Review - 2017 Claire Denis Film

A Heavenly Juliette Binoche ‘Lets the Sunshine In’ for Claire Denis

“The presence of Binoche in ‘Let the Sunshine In’ is a bit of brilliance that taunts and challenges the viewer; if Isabelle can’t find lasting, fulfilling tenderness and companionship, what chance do the rest of us have?”

TIFF 2018: The French Affair – A Review of Louis Garrel’s ‘A Faithful Man’

“Within the power plays of a self-aware love triangle, Garrel examines love, sex and companionship and tries to get to a point where everyone meets and exists in perfect harmony. It’s a tug of war between these three, and the final result is basically a test of which one outlives the others.”

Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes: Fashioning the Love Triangle in ‘The Philadelphia Story’

“‘The Philadelphia Story’ situated itself at a turning point in 20th century history, between the destitution of the Great Depression and the destruction of World War II (along with the following boom). It’s in this moment, one of not knowing where America would end up next, that the film exists…”

Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Kate Saccone on Charles Walters’ ‘Summer Stock’

“I’ve always had a soft spot for ‘Summer Stock’ — it may not be the most innovative or exciting of Kelly’s films, but it’s an unpretentious movie that delights in the pure pleasure of musical entertainment, from the outright silly to the romantically sincere.”

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