Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Playing for Keeps’ Review: Hollywood Needs More Ideas in Rom-Com Genre

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

There are several different types of romantic comedies. There are the films that make their mark in romantic American cinema, like the classics “When Harry Met Sally” and “Sleepless in Seattle”; there are the fun, memorable ones that my generation grew up with, like “She’s All That” and “10 Things I Hate About You”; and […]

‘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 […]

‘Nymphomaniac Volume I’ Review: Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stacy Martin & Shia LaBeouf

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Director and writer Lars von Trier (2011’s Melancholia) uses his distinctive grim-like storytelling as we follow a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, who recounts her erotic experiences to a man after he has saved her from an aggressive beating. Seligman (Stellan Skarsgard) has just discovered Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) nearly beaten to death in the streets of London. When […]

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