Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Joy’ Review: Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper & Robert De Niro

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Is there anything more joyous than a Jennifer Lawrence movie opening on Christmas Day? Lawrence re-teams with director David O. Russell and her Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle co-stars in Joy, a film about the woman behind the Miracle Mop, her struggle in creating and manufacturing it and her dysfunctional family structure. But this […]

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’ Review: Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

It’s the end of an era. The final film in The Hunger Games franchise is here and it’s impossible to be ready for it. Fans of the books first fell in love with Katniss Everdeen and her story back in 2008 when author Suzanne Collins published the book and even more did when the first […]

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ Review: Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth & Josh Hutcherson

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

“Miss Everdeen, its the things we love most that destroy us.” -President Snow In one of the most anticipated films of the year, Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as the girl on fire in the third installment of The Hunger Games series. The best-selling novels written by Suzanne Collins and the amazing films brought to […]

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Review: Transcends the Romantic Comedy Genre

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Director David O. Russell (“The Fighter”) and screenwriter Matt Quick (based on his novel) deliver an original, intelligent dramedy about life, love and loss. Pat (Bradley Cooper) has just been released from a mental institution in Baltimore after having a violent episode some months back. Now, he finds himself living at home with his parents […]

‘The Hunger Games’ Review: Engaging, Intense, Emotional & Brilliant

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The Hunger Games is not only my favorite film I’ve seen so far this year, it could very well be my favorite and the best film of the year. I have read the books, written by Suzanne Collins and immediately became emotionally engaged by the story and its characters. This is one of the best […]

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Review: Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Woody Harrelson

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

This is a complete fangirl (and spoiler-free) review of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Coming from someone who has just finished re-reading Suzanne Collins’ “Catching Fire” for the second time, there couldn’t have been a more perfect novel adaptation than what director Francis Lawrence (2011’s Water for Elephants) did here. Not only will Catching Fire […]

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