Tautou’s tailored performance shines in Chanel


There are endless assumptions made about the infamous fashion label Chanel and the woman behind its creation. While the name “Chanel” evokes visions of perfect tweed suits, black and white color schemes, eternal class and Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel herself was an infinitely more complex and radiant person than her designs may lead on. According to […]

Film serves up humor for audiences young and old


In a city that has perfect weather, sometimes you just want it to rain. But when it does, it is not typically in the same fashion as in the animated film Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs. The action-packed film, based on the children’s book of the same name, tells the story of a weather […]

Film evens out melodrama before it all goes Bad


It takes a confused director to make a film like I Can Do Bad All By Myself. Tyler Perry, who is the world’s most bankable drag queen as the legendary and legendarily crass old woman Madea, seems to be just that type of person. Perry, the famous filmmaker whose review-proof films are consistent hits within […]

Doc uncovers man behind Mickey Mouse empire


We live in a time when Walt Disney’s name is linked to everything from theme parks to mouse ears. But people often forget that the name belonged to a true artist and a man who worked hard — and imagined even harder — to lay the building blocks of what has now become a magnificent […]

Performances shine despite lackluster direction


A seemingly happy marriage of more than 20 years ends with an adulterous wife who disappears, leaving her loving husband to discover the identity of her lover and travel across the country to befriend the man in order to gain justice. The plot itself sounds like either a gut-wrenching, anti-love story or a psychologically jarring […]