Tag Archives: Hailee Steinfeld

THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN

Written and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig, The Edge of Seventeen is being called an “instant teen classic,” compared to the likes of Clueless, Mean Girls and Juno. What was promoted as a comedic, heartwarming depiction of teen angst feels … Continue reading

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THE KEEPING ROOM

The Keeping Room, a film that has been deemed the “the feminist Western” is an engaging look at an untold part of history. Brit Marling leads the trio of women--two sisters and their former slave--as they encounter the threats, dangers … Continue reading

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TEN THOUSAND SAINTS

Filmmakers Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini throw a lot of love--and an excellent cast--at Eleanor Henderson's novel Ten Thousand Saints, but success eludes them. Unfortunately, their adaptation is a bit of a "paint by numbers" exercise that never manages to … Continue reading

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PITCH PERFECT 2

Review of Pitch Perfect 2 by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky New song numbers and endearing new characters balance whatever charm is lost in the much-anticipated a cappella follow-up. Writer Kay Cannon and Director Elizabeth Banks bring the Bellas back … Continue reading

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