Movies

Nov. 13, 2016

‘To Keep the Light’ illuminates the story of the silent worker

‘To Keep the Light’ illuminates the story of the silent worker

The film shown at Citizen Jane Film Festival brings the lives of female lighthouse workers in the 1870s into the spotlight.

Nov. 11, 2016

'Nakom' portrays the plight of an African university student

'Nakom' portrays the plight of an African university student

This Citizen Jane film helps viewers understand their privilege of education.

Nov. 8, 2016

Citizen Jane’s 'The View From Tall' is eye-opening

Citizen Jane’s 'The View From Tall' is eye-opening

The movie explores the moral ambiguity of teenage transgressions.

Nov. 8, 2016

'The Wedding Invitation' disappoints Citizen Jane’s theme of female capability

'The Wedding Invitation' disappoints Citizen Jane’s theme of female capability

The film follows the lives of three women over the span of one week in their quest to find wedding dates.

Oct. 14, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: Slaves rebel in controversial ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Nat Turner leads an uprising in this mediocre historical drama.

Oct. 4, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ a survival thriller amidst tragedy

The environmental impacts of an oil spill are an afterthought in this action thriller about 2010’s BP oil spill.

Sept. 22, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: The Blair Witch returns

A horror film classic becomes a generic slew of jump scares in this sequel.

Sept. 14, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: Tom Hanks is an American hero in the understated ‘Sully.’

The only thing better than the mustaches in “Sully” is the landing itself.

Sept. 14, 2016

The Deal With Documentaries: The truth behind the terms

“Terms and Conditions May Apply” highlights the shortcomings of consumers.

Sept. 7, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: Don’t breathe during ‘Don’t Breathe’

Man Seeking Movies: Don’t breathe during ‘Don’t Breathe’

Anxiety and tension run wild in this home-invasion film.

Aug. 30, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Hell or High Water’ is a showcase of great writing

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Hell or High Water’ is a showcase of great writing

From the writer of Sicario, this bank-heist drama may be the best movie of 2016 so far.

Aug. 27, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: _War Dogs_ leaves more to be desired

Man Seeking Movies: War Dogs leaves more to be desired

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller’s friendship is strictly business in this movie.

July 13, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ is cute, but not much more

Man Seeking Movies: ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ is cute, but not much more

A movie about our goofy pets makes for a surprisingly unemotional experience.

July 8, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: ‘The Shallows’ is mindless entertainment

The shark provides the thrills; Blake Lively brings bad lines.

July 6, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: “Independence Day: Resurgence” is the sequel nobody wanted

Like its premise, this sequel is a human disaster.

June 12, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is wildly entertaining

Marvel’s latest proves that sequelized storytelling can produce great individual movies.

June 7, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Green Room’ is a gruesome, gripping thriller

Not for the faint of heart, the graphic violence of this thriller is not gratuitous in any way.

May 29, 2016

Five DCOM movies you need to rewatch

Five DCOM movies you need to rewatch

Watch them between the family get-togethers and barbecues on Memorial Day.

May 3, 2016

Review: 'Midnight Special' hinges too much on curiosity

This movie asks you questions, but only offers underwhelming answers.

April 27, 2016

Review: ‘Hello, My Name is Doris’ illustrates futile attraction

Sally Field is a flawed, adorkable and lovestruck New Yorker in “Hello, My Name is Doris.”