Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close’ Review: Overly Obnoxious & Completely Confusing

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Extremely Loud & Incredible Close might also be considered as “Overly Obnoxious and Completely Confusing.” Based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer, it seems as if a 9-year-old boy who is struggling with his father’s death from 9/11 might make for a wonderful film adaption and it probably could have, if the story had […]

‘Captain Phillips’ Review: Tom Hanks is Remarkable in this True Story

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Tom Hanks has been my favorite actor ever since I saw him in Forrest Gump when I was in elementary school. I could list all of his amazing performances from You’ve Got Mail to Cast Away to The Green Mile, even Toy Story! I could go on and on. Earlier this year I saw the […]

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review: Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson Are Incredible

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Can I just start this review saying I absolutely adore movies about movies? From 1952’s Singin’ in the Rain to more recent editions like 2011’s My Week With Marilyn and 2012’s Hitchcock, what film critic can resist the charms of a movie within a movie? Walt Disney Pictures’ newest film Saving Mr. Banks tells the […]

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