Emily Casebolt

Wind River: Movie Review

I let myself go into Wind River with very little expectations. I knew that the director and writer, Taylor Sheridan, wrote Sicario so I had hope that the story would be just as well constructed. Other than that, I allowed myself to be surprised by the film. Jeremey Renner stars as Cory Lambert, a US […]

Kidnap: Movie Review

I was expecting this film to be intense, but I didn’t realize that I would be holding my tongue back at the screen. Kidnap is directed by Luis Prieto and stars Halle Berry as Karla Dyson, a single mother. Berry’s character works at a diner to support her six year old son, Frankie played by […]
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4.0

Lady Macbeth: Movie Review

If you saw the title of this film and thought this was a rendition of the Shakespeare play then you’re just as wrong as I was. It’s darker than that.  Lady Macbeth tells the story about a young woman stuck in a loveless marriage in 1865 in rural England. She soon finds herself in a […]

Women’s Rise to Film

If anyone were to ask me what my favorite Disney princess was, I would answer Pocahontas. As a child, I would jump off the couch just as Pocahontas would jump off the waterfall in the movie. She was an example of what a strong woman was to me and I appreciate that. Unfortunately, there aren’t […]
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4.5

The Book of Henry: Movie Review

Jurassic World and Star Wars: Episode IX director, Colin Trevorrow, brings us a heartwarming drama. The Book of Henry stars Naomi Watts as Susan Carpenter, a struggling single mother, who discovers her oldest son’s plot to rescue the girl next door from her abusive stepfather. Despite the thriller elements the premise has, the film had […]