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[Video Review] Freeheld (2015) by Bede Jermyn

[Video Review] Freeheld (2015) by Bede Jermyn

Dir: Peter Sollett Starring: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Josh Charles, Luke Grimes, Steve Carell. IMDb Synopsis: New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester’s pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer. My rating: – Bede Jermyn Advertisements

Mini Reviews: Super and The Rite

Super 4/5 Writer/Director James Gunn who made his mark with a little film called Slither, returns with a different kind of superhero film. This is not something based upon a comic, so how does it fare with so many other superhero type films out there? Quite well as it turns out, Super is a unique … Continue reading

Whip It

3/5 Small town indie girl Bliss, who does what her mother tells her to do, goes out to watch roller derby and falls in love with it. She tries out, makes the team, comes of age and learns those lessons. Yep nothing really original here, typical story with a very cool edge with the roller … Continue reading

[Mini Review] An American Crime (2007)

[Mini Review] An American Crime (2007)

This is quite possibly one of the more disturbing and heart breaking films you are likely to see. Based on the real events (They based a lot of it on the actual trial transcripts) of Sylvia, a young girl sent to live with a family who end up torturing her. The prosecutor of the actual … Continue reading