Blake Lively at her best in twisty, original 'A Simple Favor'
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Blake Lively at her best in twisty, original 'A Simple Favor'

A Simple Favor is a compelling and strange comedy-thriller hybrid from director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Spy, Ghostbusters) and screenwriter Jessica Sharzer (Nerve). When Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) meets mysterious fellow mom Emily (Blake Lively) at her son’s elementary school, their fast friendship quickly spirals into a wild ride involving missing persons and mistaken identities. While not…

'The Land of Steady Habits' paints a painfully resonant image of conventional suburban life
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'The Land of Steady Habits' paints a painfully resonant image of conventional suburban life

Feeling suffocated by the conventionality of his job and his family life, a man retires and leaves his wife in an attempt to feel alive again. However, after befriending the troubled teenage son of his wife’s best friend, he finds that everything he does is met with the disapproval of his community. Based on the…

'Science Fair' inspires the younger generation to succeed in the scientific field
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'Science Fair' inspires the younger generation to succeed in the scientific field

In director and writer Cristina Costantini’s multi-award winning film Science Fair, co-directed and co-written by Darren Foster, the stories of various high school science students are told. This feature is a “brilliant and quirky” appreciation of the teenage genii that the rest of the world will one day depend upon. (SYJ:4.5/5) Review written by FF2…