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Jennifer's Body (Karyn Kusama/20th Century Fox-2009)

Jennifer’s Body is a 2009 teen black comedy and supernatural drama starring Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfriend. Working with Diablo Cody again following their creative collaborative efforts on the film Juno, Jason Reitman stated he and producers “want to make unusual films”. 611 more words

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Scream (1996-Wes Craven/Kevin Williamson)

Wes Craven’s 1996 teen slasher horror film is widely seen as a horror classic. It is not the first or last of this specific genre. What makes Scream unique and stand out amongst it’s many teen horror counterparts is it’s self aware sarcasm of it’s own genre. 772 more words

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Manchester by the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan/Amazon Studios-2016)

Manchester by the Sea is a film drama released in 2016 which focuses on family tragedy, change and personal past decisions coming to fruition later in life for better or worse. 938 more words

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Moonlight (Barry Jenkins/Plan B Entertainment-2016)

Moonlight is a grand, large cinematic statement to modern social politics and how people address sexuality, personality and race. The unique story of a poverty stricken young black male drug dealer who is coming of age and gay is not a tale frequently told in cinema. 357 more words

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La La Land (Damien Chazelle/Summit Entertainment -2016)

It would be impossible to begin a review about a musical without mentioning the importance of MGM studios. During its peak it produced ‘The Wizard of Oz’. 429 more words
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Jackie - Pablo Larraín/Fox Searchlight Pictures-2016

Jackie is a 2016 biographical tale of former first Lady Jackie Kennedy directed by Pablo Larrain, written by Noah Oppenheim and produced by Darren Aronofsky. Natalie Portman plays title role portraying the icon Jackie Kennedy as she personally grieves the assassination of her husband J.F.K. 433 more words

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The Birth of a Nation-Nate Parker/Fox Searchlight Pictures-2016

The Birth of a Nation is written, directed and produced by Nathan Parker. It tells the epic and important black American historical tale of slave rebellion in Southampton County led by an extremely brave Baptist Preacher played by Nate Parker himself. 813 more words
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