Minari Film Review - Steven Yeun

Film Revew: ‘Minari’ an elegiac but life-affirming story

Minari 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' Written and Directed by Lee Isaac Chung Starring Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan S. Kim 2020 | PG-13 | 1h55min Streaming: Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, YouTube, Viki American film director Lee Isaac Chung grew up on a farm in Arkansas; his parents...
FILM REVIEW: 'The Mauritanian' - Tahar Rahim

Film Review: ‘The Mauritanian’ a quietly powerful biography

If just one person speaks up, stands up, the whole world may change...
Dreamland: the Burning of Black Wall Street on CNN and HBO

Film Review: ‘Dreamland’ a beautifully produced, moving documentary about the Tulsa race massacre

The search for what happened to Greenwood is essential to help heal the wounds.
Concrete Cowboy - Netflix Film Review

Living on borrowed time in ‘Concrete Cowboy’ – Netflix review

A warm and engaging portrait of a working-class community with deep roots.
Nomadland starring Frances McDormand - Film Review

Film Review: In ‘Nomadland’ Frances McDormand takes to the open road

Nomadland 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' Directed and screenplay by Chloé Zhao Based on the book by Jessica Bruder Starring Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May R | 1h 48min | Drama | 2021 (USA) Review by Jeanne Powell Streaming on Hulu is director Chloe Zhao’s third feature film, Nomadland. Frances McDormand delivers an...
Film Review: "Sylvie's Love'

Film Review: ‘Sylvie’s Love’ makes a convincing case for returning romantic love front and center to movies

Sylvie's Love 4.5 out of 5 stars - 'Uplifting' Directed and written by Eugene Ashe Starring Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Eva Longoria PG-13 | 1h 54min | Drama, Music, Romance | 2020 Review by Jeanne Powell With his second feature film Sylvie's Love, director and writer Eugene Ashe revives the concept of a true romance,...
Take Out Girl Stark Insider Lead Photo

‘Take Out Girl’ Film Review: Hedy Wong literally lights up the screen

Director Hisonni Johnson has generated a lot of buzz with his first feature film, Take Out Girl. Co-writer Hedy Wong literally lights up the screen as Tera, a young restaurant worker in the Low Bottoms section of Los Angeles, wanting to provide a better life for herself and her...