Reviews written by alyssa
Claiming their voicesJun 15th, 2011
Women Without Men portrays the lives of four Iranian women during a time of political and social turmoil for their country. All at different stages in their lives, and struggling with separate emotional issues, the women are able to passionately display varying forms of opposition towards the lives they are meant to live. Whether it be marital issues, desire for a political voice, or a difficult self discovery, each of the women fight to understand what it is they truly want and can achieve during this time of their lives. At the same time, all of this is made even more difficult because of the state of their country.
People are there, and then they're notJun 15th, 2011
Skeletons is the very interesting story of a pair of two strange salesmen, Bennet and Davis who have a somewhat unusual job. They have the ability to look into people’s closets and pull out their deepest darkest secrets. Throughout the movie they use this talent as a job to help people who are questioning anything and everything, while the duo struggle to keep their personal lives separate from their work. When they are hired by a woman Jane to help find her husband who disappeared 8 years ago, they begin to encounter a series of very strange situations that question their abilities, and the emotional strain that comes along with the job.
Ricardo PapaJun 10th, 2011
Harrison Montgomery is the story of Ricardo, a young drug dealer just trying to live his life in San Francisco. As he struggles with the consequences of drug deals gone wrong, break ups, and the constant search for money, he encounters a variety of interesting characters. In his building he meets Harrison Montegomery, a strange old man that might be able to solve all his problems, as well as a young girl Lattie Flemming, eager to escape her mother and step fathers tumultuous relationship. Throughout the movie you are kept wondering whether Ricardo will he have the sly perseverance to solve his never-ending supply of life challenges or if he is destined for failure.
The Fight to SurviveJun 10th, 2011
Entre Nos is a very touching story about a Columbian woman struggling to survive in New York with her two kids after her husband left her. The movie is based on a true story and displays the extreme courage and strength of Mariana Mendoza as she fights to keep whats left of her family together without a job or a home in a country who's language she does not know.
Virgil's quest for the perfect cheeseJun 9th, 2011
great movie! this is a cute story of Virgil, a lab technician, who is on a quest to create the perfect cheese while balancing his relationship with the love of his life Angie. accompanied by a German baker, a crazy hermit, very cute goats, and even some appearances by the FDA, Artois the Goat is a quirky film that will make you laugh and leaving you feeling good