Movie Review: ‘MANOLO: THE BOY WHO MADE SHOES FOR LIZARDS’ – Happy Feet

September 12th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic MANOLO: THE BOY WHO MADE SHOES FOR LIZARDS Directed by: Michael Roberts Starring: Manolo Blahnik, River Hawkins, Rick Kissack, Gala Gordon, Isabeli Fontana, Eva Herzigova Director Michael Roberts’ MANOLO: THE BOY WHO MADE SHOES FOR LIZARDS may begin with Marilyn Monroe’s quote (which also graces the poster) about the link between the right pair of shoes and a woman’s confidence, but the documentary actually has more of a ...

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Movie Review: ‘THE UNKNOWN GIRL’ sets white feminism’s slacktivism on fire

September 11th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE UNKNOWN GIRL Not Rated, 1 hour 53 min Directed by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne Starring: Adèle Haenel, Olivier Bonnaud, Jérémie Renier, Louka Minnella, Olivier Gourmet There’s a mystery driving the narrative of Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s THE UNKNOWN GIRL. It’s not a good one per se, but it’s almost what you’d expect from the brothers handling genre material. However, instead of getting an ...

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Movie Review: ‘YEAR BY THE SEA’ finds itself lost in the ocean of its genre

September 10th, 2017 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Kip Mooney // Film Critic YEAR BY THE SEA Not Rated, 114 minutes Director: Alexander Janko Cast: Karen Allen, S. Epatha Merkerson, Celia Imrie, Yannick Bisson and Monique Gabriela Curnen I’d be OK if I never saw another movie about a charming small town and its quirky inhabitants. But I’m always desperate to see more movies starring older people. That makes YEAR BY THE SEA a mixed bag. Karen Allen plays Joan, loosely based on writer Joan ...

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