Beauty and the Beast

Disney retells the tale as old as time in Bill Condon’s live action adaptation of their animated classic Beauty and the Beast. Everyone surely knows the story by now. A prince is cursed to live out his days as a beast unless he can find true love before the last petal of a rose falls….

EIFF 2015 – The Legend of Barney Thomson

,The 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) kicked off for me with The Legend of Barney Thomson, the first feature film to be directed by Robert Carlyle. Carlyle also takes the lead as an unassuming barber named Barney Thomson who is heavily unappreciated in his job. An opening monologue relays that he would rather just…

On the Silver Screen – Men, Women & Children

Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children offers commentary on the role of digital communication in the lives of a group of parents and their children as they try to navigate their various relationships. This is probably the right time for a film like this to come out given the modern world’s reliance and addiction to…