Pride :: For the Love of Movies

Pride (2014) Written by Stephen Beresford Directed by Matthew Warchus CBS Films Trailer On Tuesday night I had the privilege of seeing a screener of the film Pride, which releases tomorrow in select theaters, and which is will definitely be part of my end of the year list of my favorite movies of 2014. Set during the UK miners’ strike in 1984 and based on a true story, the film depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the strike, banding together and becoming the LGSM campaign (Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners). It … Continue reading Pride :: For the Love of Movies

Silver Linings Playbook :: Lunch and a Movie

Lunch & a Movie Series :: Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook (2012) Written by David O. Russell (screenplay) and Matthew Quick (book author) Directed by David O. Russell Watched on Netflix Trailer About the Movie: Silver Linings Playbook is the story of Pat Solitano, who after a stint in a mental institution, the bipolar former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife, Nikki. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, and whose sister is friends with Nikki, Pat’s estranged wife. Brief Synopsis: After eight months of treatment … Continue reading Silver Linings Playbook :: Lunch and a Movie

The Killing :: The Binge Watch Report :: “The Cage”

The Binge-Watch Report :: The Killing, Season 1 Episode 2 :: “The Cage“ WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD About the Show: The first season of The Killing is set in Seattle, Washington, and follows the investigation into the murder of local teenager Rosie Larsen, with each episode covering approximately 24 hours. The first season covers the first two weeks of the investigation and has three main story-lines: the police investigation into Rosie’s murder, the attempts of her family to deal with their grief, and the fluctuating electoral fortunes of a political campaign that becomes embroiled in the case. Episode Synopsis: With Rosie’s body now … Continue reading The Killing :: The Binge Watch Report :: “The Cage”