Mail Order Monster is a family film that examines love and loss with a focus on a young girl named Sam. After a series of events Sam finds herself being bullied at school and with no one that she truly feels she can call a friend. On top of that her dad is trying to move to the next level with his girlfriend, which is forcing Sam to think about life with a step-mom. With all of this going on Sam finds herself looking for friendship within a comic book ad for a Mail Order Monster, who she thinks might be able to fix everything. Continue reading “Mail Order Monster Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
The Unafraid focuses on the lives of three young adults living in Georgia who are in the United States under DACA status. For those who are not familiar with the meaning of the term DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Within this policy some people who were brought to the United States illegally as children are able to receive a two year deferment from deportation and can become eligible for a work permit. This term has been in the news a great deal, but The Unafraid began filming back in 2014. Spanning roughly three years, from the Summer of 2014 to the Fall of 2016, this film provides a detailed look into the lives of three undocumented families and their DACA children. Continue reading “The Unafraid Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
Imagine six sons and one daughter living in a small house with a strict father and a laid back mother. The father is a Pakistani immigrant and mother is English. These elements are a part of a great film about culture clash and trying to find your identity in the world around you. It’s time to review East Is East. Continue reading “East is East Movie Review from @ImmieBroods”
This week’s Fangirl Freakouts is filmed in a brand new location and I even have a guest! During a recent trip to New York City I had the chance to watch Girltrash: All Night Long for the first time with my friend Krista. Here are my thoughts on this hilarious and sweet movie LGBT focused film. Continue reading “Fangirl Freakouts: @GIRLTRASHsite All Night Long from @kleffnotes with @freegolaw”
I was lucky a couple days ago when my schedule opened up and I was able to go and see the latest marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, in 3D. I had really enjoyed the first one, but admittedly was a bit apprehensive for the second installment. Sequels are almost never as good/funny as the original and the first GotG was both. How did the second volume stack up? Read on below to find out. Also no spoilers except a few pics, very general impressions about the characters and what happened to them during the film. Don’t be a trash panda and skip this because of that-read it anyways!
Dark Harvest is a gritty thriller that revolves around marijuana growers as they try and cope with the coming of legalization. While not only dealing with a massive change in the industry, the main character, Carter, learns of the death of one of his friends. In that moment his life is turned upside down as an unexpected series of events begin to unfold around him. Continue reading “@DarkHarvest420 Movie Review from @kleffnotes”