Category: Movie Review

Little Women: Movie Review by Brandy Isadora

Since its publication in 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, remains one of the most read novels for young readers. The book, which is loosely based on Alcott’s life, shows the coming of age of four sisters: Meg, Jo (who[…] Read More

Freaks: Movie Review

When Freaks was originally released in 1932, the movie was banned and director Tod Browning’s career was irreparably destroyed. MGM initially considered Myrna Loy as Cleopatra and Jean Harlow as Venus, but in the end the studio chose less high[…] Read More

Heaven Can Wait: Movie Review

Director Ernst Lubitsch’s 1943 comedy Heaven Can Wait is a witty and, at times, surreal film starring Don Ameche and Gene Tierney. I’ll note now that the 1978 Heaven Can Wait with Warren Beatty is not a remake of Lubitsch’s[…] Read More

The Best Years of Our Lives: Movie Review

When The Best Years of Our Lives was released in 1946, the movie became one of the highest grossing American films and it won a total of nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The movie could not have come at[…] Read More

Metropolis: Movie Review

If I were to make a list of films that accurately reflect the current social climate, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis would certainly be on that list. Released in 1927, the movie explores the gap between the extremely wealthy and the working[…] Read More