Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Focus’ Review: Starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie & Rodrigo Santoro

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

A mix of the Thomas Crown Affair and Ocean’s Eleven, Focus is a surprisingly fun flick that’s outrageous in its plot twists and thrills in the best way possible. Directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (2011’s Crazy, Stupid, Love.) give us a fun heist story while Will Smith and Margot Robbie elevate the plot with […]

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Review: Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan & Jennifer Ehle

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

After years of going back and forth between studios, casting drop-outs and rumored feuding between the author and director during production, one of the year’s most anticipated films is finally here. Based on the wildly popular erotic novel by E. L. James, that originally started off as Twilight fan fiction, Fifty Shades of Grey aims […]

‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Review: Starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson & Taron Egerton

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The best way to describe director Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service is to say its an exciting spy film for the younger generation with the storyline of a James Bond film mixed with the violent but expertly choreographed action sequences of a Raid film. A fun film for lovers of the spy genre, violent […]

‘Project Almanac’ Review: Starring Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D’Elia & Sam Lerner

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

After 1999’s The Blair Witch Project and 2007’s wildly successful Paranormal Activity, followed by 2008’s Cloverfield, found-footage style filmmaking has become a growing trend in movies today. Time-travel has also become a huge topic among movies in recent years. Rian Johnson’s incredible Looper was one of the best of 2012, with the romantic About Time […]

‘Cake’ Review: Starring Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza & Anna Kendrick

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

A story about tremendous loss, heartbreak, addiction, forgiveness and recovery, Cake is a beautiful and inspiring film driven by a note-worthy performance from Jennifer Aniston. Director Daniel Barnz’s (2012’s Won’t Back Down) film follows Claire (Jennifer Aniston), a woman who suffers from chronic pain from an injury that happened years ago. Claire attends a weekly […]

‘Still Alice’ Review: Starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin & Kristen Stewart

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

There has not been a film so raw and real about Alzheimer’s disease and how it affects the life of the diseased person and their family like directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s Still Alice. Based on the novel by Lisa Genova, Still Alice tells the story of Dr. Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), a world-renowned […]

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