Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Argo’ Review: Affleck’s Masterpiece Will Be Up for Oscar(s)

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

It’s 1979, in the middle of the Iranian Revolution. The U.S. Embassy in Tehran was invaded and 52 American citizens were taken prisoner, but in the midst of the chaos, six managed to get out and hide in Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor’s (Victor Garber) home. The six are Bob Anders (Tate Donovan), Joe Stafford (Scott […]

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Review: Chastain is Marvelous

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

“I’m the mother f***** who found this place.” -Maya It’s dark, silent and after a little while we hear the panicked calls that were placed on the morning of 9/11 over a pitch-black screen. That’s the first minute of “Zero Dark Thirty” and every American’s heart breaks all over again. The film begins and we […]

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Review: DiCaprio’s Best Performance To Date

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The Wolf of Wall Street marks the fifth collaboration between director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio (previously Gangs of New York, The Aviator, The Departed and Shutter Island). I adore Martin Scorsese and I love Leonardo DiCaprio, so when these two team up for a film, it’s the purest movie magic of all and […]

‘The Spectacular Now’ Review: Teller and Woodley Star in Unconventional Romance

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Every critic has his or her favorite film genre. They might not admit it, but all of us have our preference. Whether its comedy, action, drama, science fiction, horror or even animation, we all get excited for one particular genre over all the others. It might be cliché, but I have to admit my favorite […]

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