Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ Review: Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James & Naomi Watts

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

A book series and film franchise that should have both stopped after Insurgent. Allegiant feels overly drawn out, boring and tired. What in the heck are they going to do in Ascendant next year? What I Liked: Shailene Woodley’s haircut; Naomi Watt’s walking around giving orders; Theo James’ arms What I Didn’t Like: The boring […]

‘Insurgent’ Review: Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James & Kate Winslet

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

In a sea of several Young Adult dystopian future novels turned movies is Veronica Roth’s Divergent series. Not quite as powerful or emotionally raw as Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series, but more on the same level as James Dashner’s The Maze Runner, the Divergent series is about a young woman who is learning how […]

‘Divergent’ Review: Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James & Kate Winslet

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

“I want to be brave, and selfless, and smart, and honest, and kind.” –Four in Divergent Lionsgate Films and Summit Entertainment aren’t novices when producing novel turned film adaptations. The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games films broke box office records and are considered wildly popular among teens and young adults. The studio is hoping […]

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Review: Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort & Laura Dern

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Novel adaptations are steadily on the rise in Hollywood. From Harry Potter to The Hunger Games and most recently Divergent (also starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort), these films have been some of Tinseltown’s most successful. Later this year the popular novels “If I Stay” and “The Maze Runner” will also be released on the […]

Top 10 Breakout Stars of 2011

Posted on December 29th, 2011 by admin@dcfilmgirl

A great actor is one who takes their role, researches it, studies that character’s story and puts themselves in that person’s shoes without holding anything back. A fantastic actor is all of the above, plays well with others, and takes direction and criticism with a grain of salt. An Oscar-winning actor is all of the […]

‘The Spectacular Now’ Review: Teller and Woodley Star in Unconventional Romance

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Every critic has his or her favorite film genre. They might not admit it, but all of us have our preference. Whether its comedy, action, drama, science fiction, horror or even animation, we all get excited for one particular genre over all the others. It might be cliché, but I have to admit my favorite […]

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