Movie Review: Won’t Back Down

Forgive me if I use this review as a bit of a soapbox on the ineffective school systems this country seems to be plagued with. Won't Back Down, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis, are two mothers on a mission for better education for their young children. Davis stars as Nona Alberts, a second grade... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: Won’t Back Down

Won't Back Down revolves around the inner city educational system and what two mothers do to try to make education better for their kids and those around them.  Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis portray the main characters in this film.  It also stars Holly Hunter, Ving Rhames, Oscar Isaac, Rosie Perez, and Lance Reddick.  There... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: Hysteria

I think most of us have heard by now about the film about the invention of the vibrator.  That film is called Hysteria (aptly titled) and it is indeed about the vibrator.  It is actually a period piece set in the late 1800's. The term "hysteria" is a term that was used to diagnose women... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Crazy Heart

A lot of people are out there saying that Crazy Heart is a resurrection of Jeff Bridges' career. This just makes me wonder where they have been because Bridges has always been this good. I guess they missed the indie hit Iron Man or the summer blockbuster The Door in the Floor. I have been... Continue Reading →

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