Little Women is a 2019 American coming-of-age period drama film written and directed by Greta Gerwig. It is the eighth film adaptation of the 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel, Chris Cooper, and Meryl Streep. (Wikipedia).
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (also known as Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker) is a 2019 American epic space-opera film produced, co-written, and directed by J. J. Abrams. It is the third installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017), and the final episode of the nine-part “Skywalker saga”. It was produced by Lucasfilm and Abrams’s production company Bad Robot Productions, and was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film’s ensemble cast includes Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams (Wikipedia).
If you have ever had to work on the holidays you might remember feeling bored or even wishing that you could be anywhere than where you are in the moment. Holiday Help Desk focuses on two women who are both stuck working on Christmas Eve, but in this short film they will find that maybe being stuck at the office isn’t so bad after all. Written by Hillary Esquina, who you might remember from our Passage coverage, this is a fun short that will fill you with holiday cheer. Continue reading “The Bi Line: Holiday Help Desk from @kleffnotes”
Jumanji: The Next Level is a 2019 American fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan and written by Kasdan, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg. It is the second sequel to 1995’s Jumanji, following 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and the fourth installment, overall, in the Jumanji franchise. The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Morgan Turner, Ser’Darius Blain, and Madison Iseman, reprising their roles from the previous film, alongside newcomers Awkwafina, Danny Glover, and Danny DeVito. (Wikipedia).
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Widely regarded to be one of the greateast films in cinema history, it is the most commercially successful adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Directed primarily by Victor Fleming (who left the production to take over the troubled Gone with the Wind), the film stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale alongside Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr (Wikipedia).
Night Sweats is inspired by true events….allegedly. This movie follows Yuri, a skateboarder new to New York, on his quest to find the truth behind his roommate’s mysterious death. Ok so like right off the bat this movie seemed a bit slow but things got interesting rather quickly when Yuri’s roommate starts having a super crazy seizure, that landed him in the hospital, where he dies, and
weird medical examiner comes to collect evidence. Continue reading “Night Sweats Movie Review from @erinwise82”
Thursday is a dramatic Russian film is based on a true story, which just wrapped a United States run in Hollywood. With hopes for a nod in the 92nd Academy Awards this story is powerfully crafted. The run in the US gave this film a chance to be considered for an award and as it is a beautiful story this is a blessing. Continue reading “Thursday Short Film Review from @kleffnotes”
Tello Films is bringing a queer holiday to our screens this season with a focus on three female/female romances. Season of Love, written by Kathryn Trammel, who was the winner of the Queer Holiday Pitch contest according to the fully funded Indiegogo page. Brought to you by Tello Films and Dash Productions, ClexaCon attendees may recognize some familiar faces in the credits as well as making brief appearances in the background of a festive party. Directed by Christin Baker, co-founder of Tello, and produced by Ashley Arnold and Danielle Jablonski, this film showcases characters that are left out of typical holiday stories. Continue reading “The Bi Line: Season of Love Preview from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with Scott J. Ramsey about his upcoming film X, which will be screening at Another Hole in the Head film festival. This is the filmmaker’s directorial debut and is presented at a queer film. Thank you to Scott J. Ramsey for answering all of my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Scott J. Ramsey from @kleffnotes”
Charlie’s Angels is an 2019 American action comedy film directed by Elizabeth Banks, who also wrote the screenplay, from a story by Evan Spiliotopoulos and David Auburn. It is the third installment in the Charlie’s Angels film series, which is a continuation of the story that began with the television series of the same title by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts and the theatrical films, Charlie’s Angels (2000) and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003).
The film stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska as the new generation of Angels who are working for a private detective agency. (Wikipedia).