This film SLAPS! I am all for medieval romance and drama, especially if it is focused around a powerful woman. Being a rendition of Hamlet, I love how the film instead chooses to follow the story of Ophelia, his romantic interest. This was an interesting choice as a way to adopt a beloved classic into … [Read…]

Ophelia Review and Synopsis

Ophelia Review and Synopsis Synopsis- Something is rotten in medieval-era Denmark, where political intrigue swirls around the imperial court like dark magic. Amid it all, the queen’s brightest lady-in-waiting, Ophelia, finds herself drawn to Hamlet, the charismatic and elusive crown prince. As their secretive love affair takes flight, betrayal strikes the court, threatening to derail … [Read…]

Red Joan “changed the course of history.”

The physic student Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) from Cambridge changed the course of history when she provided classified scientific information—including details on the building of the atomic bomb—to the Soviet government for decades. It wasn’t until more than fifty years later the secret service arrested her in the age of eighty years old. She claims … [Read…]

Moana in Hawai’i is Better Than Moana on the Mainland

Moana toped the charts when it first came out. It is the first Polynesian/ Pacific Islander Disney Princess movie. Over the years Disney has become more culturally diverse in its movies and I think that is something we can all agree to love and appreciate. Moana took first place as my favorite Disney movie the … [Read…]

Unstoppable: Bethany Hamilton Viewing

As I talked about before in my last post, before viewing the film Unstoppable: Bethany Hamilton, there was a red carpet even to honor Bethany and everyone else who worked together to put this film together. After the red carpet event, the very first public viewing of this new documentary, directed by Aaron Lieber, was … [Read…]