Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Paddington’ Review: Starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins & Nicole Kidman

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

There’s not a single soul who grew up with Paddington Bear that didn’t love him. And if you didn’t grow up with the lovable bear, after you watch this film, you’ll be sure to fall in love with the Peruvian bear just like I did. Director Paul King reignites the story of Paddington Bear in […]

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Review: Starring Josh Brolin, Eva Green & Mickey Rourke

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Besides an incredible cast coming together for a Robert Rodriguez movie, the best qualities of the Sin City films are the striking visuals and the film noir background that completely make over the film. The Sin City films perfectly encapsulate the feel of the graphic novel and blend it into the beauty of green screen […]

‘The Giver’ Review: Starring Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges & Meryl Streep

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Films based on novels about a dystopian future have become wildly popular in the last few years. Starting in 2012, Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games hit the big screen with Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson starring and the sequel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire following last year. Earlier this year, Veronica Roth’s Divergent found new […]

‘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 […]

‘Southpaw’ Review: Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker & Rachel McAdams

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Jake Gyllenhaal is easily one of the best actors working today. His last few roles as a committed detective in Prisoners, an intoxicating and underrated performance in one of last year’s best Enemy and a slimy night crime scene cameraman in the incredible Nightcrawler were some of the best performances by any actor of the […]

‘The Artist’ Review: Sentimental, Timeless, an Instant Classic

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Movie tickets are expensive and when you’re on a budget, there’s nothing worse than leaving the theatre after spending $12 on a flop. There’s been few times this year where I’ve come out of the theatre and actually felt it was $12 worth spent. ‘The Artist’ is the best money I’ve spent in 2012 so […]

‘Undefeated’ Review: A Sports Story That’s Lovable for Non-Sports Fans

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Bill Courtney is hard, motivated, completely badass and he runs this show. When listening to him on-screen, I wanted to get up and better my life, so I can only imagine how intimidating and inspirational he is one on one. Undefeated is a straightforward documentary of a high school football team called the Manassas Tigers […]

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