Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Butter’ Review: Fails At Political Satire

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Jennifer Garner looked at one of the most popular (in one way or another) women in conservative politics and said, “I’m going to act like that.” At least, that’s what her portrayal of her character, Laura Pickler looked like. Garner sounds exactly like Governor Sarah Palin and dresses like Congresswoman Michelle Bachman, though the actress […]

‘Les Misérables’ Review: Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe & Anne Hathaway

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The most beloved musical of all time becomes a cinematic phenomenon in Tom Hooper’s direction of “Les Misérables.” As someone who has seen several theatrical versions (even the most recent one here in DC at the National Theatre) and who adores the Dream Cast Concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall, this film was easily my […]

‘Movie 43’ Review: Provocative, Offensive, Plain Stupid

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Yes, “Movie 43” is funny, weird and majorly offensive all at the same time, the problem is the funny doesn’t continue in the last hour and twenty minutes; the movie is a painful hour and a half long. “Movie 43” is one of those films that starts off as a 4/5, with the first story […]

‘Prisoners’ Review: Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal & Paul Dano

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

How far would you go to protect a loved one? Would you compromise your morals to make sure your child returned home safely? Director Denis Villeneve’s (2011’s Incendies) Prisoners is a dark and intense look on how a major loss violently disrupts us and how it can challenge our values. It’s Thanksgiving in a quiet […]

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Review: Starring Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender & Jennifer Lawrence

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

If you are a Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence or Hugh Jackman fan, a Marvel comic book fanatic or just someone who loves superhero movies in general, you will love X-Men Days of Future Past. If you adored 2000’s X-Men and 2003’s X-Men 2 and couldn’t take all of the craziness in 2006’s X-Men: The Last […]

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