Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘The Best of Me’ Review: Starring Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden & Liana Liberato

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I’ve either seen one too many Nicholas Sparks movies or The Best of Me is the most predictable and clichéd film adaptation of his to date. I think it’s maybe a little of both. When an old friend passes away, former high school sweethearts Dawson (Luke Bracey) and Amanda (Michelle Monaghan) return to their small […]

INTERVIEW: Michelle Monaghan of ‘Fort Bliss’

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Written and directed by Claudia Myers, who spent five years making documentaries and training videos for the United States military, Fort Bliss follows one female soldier’s journey of coming back home after a 15 month deployment. Sergeant Maggie Swann (Michelle Monaghan) is an Army medic and single mother who returns to her home in Fort […]

‘Machine Gun Preacher’ Review: Butler Proves He’s More Than Just a Pretty Face

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Gerard Butler began his career by playing good-looking, muscular men like King Leonidas in ‘300.’ But too often the parts Butler chose were one-dimensional, like the sexist relationship advice writer who falls in love with Katherine Heigl in ‘The Ugly Truth.’ The same can be said of his performance in 2010’s ‘The Bounty Hunter,’ where […]

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