Tags » Period Film

Bridge of Spies (2015)

An intriguing behind-the-scenes negotiation during a heightened period of danger, Bridge of Spies relies upon its history to do the heavy lifting and it’s plenty enough for a handsomely made, reverent, and engaging legal procedural that’s also hard to muster great passion over. 271 more words


Pan (2015)

Reminiscent of the Patton Oswalt bit concerning The Phantom Menace, often fans really need the “before” when it concerns the characters they love; did anyone really need to know what Peter and Hook were up to before they became mortal enemies? 1,282 more words


The Bravery of Heneral Luna

I have an admission to make: I watched Heneral Luna twice because I was so disturbed by the thought that I wasn’t able to notice Paulo Avelino the first time we watched it. 1,435 more words


The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

In 1976 San Francisco, Minnie (Bel Powley) is trying to navigate the world of boys and her teenage feelings. She’s 15 years old and wants to be an artist. 1,229 more words


It's A Masterpiece: Heneral Luna Review

The title kinda speaks for itself so by now you know that I highly recommend this movie for everyone. Last August, we were invited to see the private screening of Heneral Luna. 543 more words

The Happy Years; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Originally released 7 Jul 1950
Written by Harry Ruskin
Directed by William Wellman

Starring Dean Stockwell, Darryl Hickman, and Leo G. Carroll

My rating: ★★★1/2 stars… 755 more words