‘Little Women’ lands big

“Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” – Carol Saline Little Women is one property I have not had much exposure to. Prior to the 2019 film, my only experience with it … Read more

Natalie Portman brings ‘Jackie’ to life

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963. Before the end of that month his widow, Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman – Black Swan, Thor) summoned Life Magazine journalist Theodore H. White (Billy Crudup – Spotlight, 20th Century Women) to the Kennedy’s compound in Hyannis Port, MA. She wanted to give an interview as a kind of postscript to the Kennedy presidency and his assassination.

‘Damsels in Distress’ is a welcome return of the terrific Whit Stillman

Megalyn Echikunwoke, Greta Gerwig and Carrie MacLemore in 'Damsels in Distress'
Megalyn Echikunwoke, Greta Gerwig and Carrie MacLemore in ‘Damsels in Distress’

From this point forward, it should be known as the “Deafening Silence.”

I’m referring to the 13 year absence of the talents of writer/director/producer Whit Stillman from the big screen.  We have not seen nor heard nothing from him since The Last Days of Disco danced off into the sunset in 1998.  Now he’s back and in a big way with Damsels in Distress, a look at an unique gaggle of female students at a university that is now co-ed.

Read more‘Damsels in Distress’ is a welcome return of the terrific Whit Stillman