Movie 411: LaLa Land

Directed by: Damien Chazelle Screenplay by: Damien Chazelle Rated: PG-13 Release Date: December 2016 Genre: Musical, Drama The Hook: Musical!   An aspiring actress and determined jazz pianist cross paths while pursuing their careers in the heart of Los Angeles. They fall in love and together they weave through the ups and downs of the […]

At the Movies: La La Land

After spending some serious brain power writing my final paper comparing semantics and morphology of Russian and English for my linguistics class I’m taking a much needed study break to watch this. In theaters. I’ve been waiting for this to hit theaters since I saw the trailer. Hopefully my mind will process it fast enough […]

Movie 411: Star Wars, Rogue One

Genres: action, paranormal, sci fi Directed by:  Gareth Edwards Screenplay by:  Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy Rated:  PG-13 Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  Sci-Fi, Action The Hook:  Um, because it’s Star Wars Summary Members of the Rebel Alliance decide to steal the building plans of the Death Star after finding out there may be a […]

Movie 411: The Holiday

Director: Nancy Meyers Screenplay: Nancy Meyers Rated: PG-13 Released: December 2006 Genre: Rom-Com The Hook: Wanted to watch something lighthearted Not only did it match the criteria of lightheartedness, Jude Law is acting in it and I’m a huge fan of Watson characters. So, yep. Summary The story focuses on Amanda, who puts together movie trailers and lives in LA, and […]

Movie 411: Legend of Tarzan

Director: David Yates (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) Screenplay: Andrew Cozad (Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit), Craig Brewer (Footloose 2011), Rated: PG-13 Released: July 1, 2016 Genre: Adventure The Hook: I never considered or have seen the story of Tarzan told from this perspective before. This Tarzan […]

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