Currently Browsing: October 2, 2015

ADDICTED TO FRESNO

Addicted to Fresno, written by Karey Dornetto and directed by Jamie Babbit, is a quirky comedy about two sisters living monotonous lives as hotel maids, when everything is suddenly turned upside down when they find themselves covering up a murder. (JEP: 3.5/5) Review by Contributing Editor Jessica E. Perry “Martha” (Natasha Lyonne) is satisfied with […]

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PARTISAN

Written by Sarah Cyngler and Ariel Kleiman, Partisan struggles to keep you on the edge of your seat, but eventually delivers an engaging and dramatic look into a commune that teaches its children to become hit men, killing intended targets at point blank range. But when young “Alexander” (Jeremy Chabriel) begins to question authority, it […]

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THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING

This Changes Everything is a well-intentioned documentary written by Naomi Klein that boasts an important message about the realities of climate change. Unfortunately, the film’s emotional execution is sadly lacking. (JEP: 3.5/5) Review by Contributing Editor Jessica E. Perry This Changes Everything was directed by Avi Lewis and written by Naomi Klein. The documentary is […]

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TALVAR

Murder mysteries can be an enjoyable watch, especially in Bollywood. Inspired by a true story, Talvar takes the audience on intense, suspenseful ride as they examine the murder case of a teenage girl and her boyfriend. (BKP: 4/5) Review by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky Director Meghna Gulzar based her Hindi “whodunnit” off of the infamous […]

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