Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Prometheus’ Review: Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender & Charlize Theron

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Ridley Scott hasn’t directed a sci-fi film since 1982’s Blade Runner. Now 30 years later, Scott’s fans welcome him back in one of the most anticipated films of the year, Prometheus. There are several questions regarding the film, but the biggest question is whether or not it is a true prequel to Alien. Prometheus most […]

‘Rock of Ages’ Review: The Talented Tom Cruise

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

In some cases Broadway musicals just don’t work on the big screen. In 2005, director Chris Columbus’ Rent didn’t tie the story together, but rather showed us several different sequences of actors running around and singing. That same year, we saw Andrew Lloyd Weber’s masterpiece The Phantom of the Opera, starring an awkward Gerard Butler […]

‘Safety Not Guaranteed’ Review: Perfectly Cast & Surprisingly Fresh

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Can Aubrey Plaza add time traveling to her list of wacky talents? The star of NBC’s Parks and Recreation breaks away from the TV world for a bit and jumps into director Colin Trevorrow’s film about a peculiar man who believes he can time travel and the wannabe journalist who is trying to get the […]

‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ Review: Carell & Knightley are Fantastic

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

“The end of the world” has been quite a popular trend in movies these past few years. Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion was about a fatal virus that was spreading quickly enough to take out the entire human race. Lars von Trier’s Melancholia starring Kirsten Dunst, concerned a planet scheduled to collide with Earth, ultimately destroying everything. […]

‘Magic Mike’ Review: Starring Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer & Joe Manganiello

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

If anyone can make a male stripper movie and make it watchable, fun, lively and charming, it’s Steven Soderbergh. Soderbergh, known for his other films which include sex, lies and videotape, Traffic, Erin Brockovich and Ocean’s Eleven (the remake) is arguably one of the most diverse directors working today. It’s his unusual coloring of his […]

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Review: Garfield & Stone Are Exquisite

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

As much as the title does suit the film, The Amazing Spider-Man could have also easily been titled: Peter & Gwen: The Untold Story. Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy’s relationship is truly the main character in the film, which is interesting and unfortunate at the same time. The audience walks in, expecting a superhero story, […]

‘Savages’ Review: Masterfully Acted; Upsetting Climax

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

O (Blake Lively) warns us at the beginning of the film, that this is a crazy story. A story about love, sex, drama, drugs and she may not be alive at the end of it. This review is coming from someone who has not read the cult-hit book of the same name written by Don […]

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