Category: quirky

  • “The Great Gilly Hopkins” Movie Review

    “The Great Gilly Hopkins” Movie Review

    Gilly Hopkins (Sophie Nelisse) is on her last chance foster home.  If she messes this up, the social services department will find alternative living arrangements for the difficult Gilly. Maime Trotter (Kathy Bates) is a foster home veteran who knows the ropes and is very good at taking care of difficult cases such as Gilly […]

  • “Carrie Pilby” Movie Review

    “Carrie Pilby” Movie Review

    Carrie Pilby (Bel Powley) is a gifted child who attended Harvard at 14 and graduated at 18. But being gifted does not mean Carrie has the abilities to navigate the complexities of life and relationships. She over-thinks everything (we know, we have one…..and lost one 😦  see the picture over there ——>). With the help […]

  • Movie Review: “Broken Flowers”

    Movie Review: “Broken Flowers”

    (Quirky, Quiet, Droll) – – Don Johnston’s (Bill Murray) latest girlfriend just walked out. But, Don takes this life changing event like he seems to take everything else: Quietly. In the foyer, there is a pink envelope among the incoming mail that his now ex-girlfriend thinks is from his current lover. Don opens it and […]

  • “This is 40” Movie Review

    “This is 40” Movie Review

    (Funny, Raunchy, Real Life) – – Reprising their roles from “Knocked Up” Paul Rudd (as Pete) and Leslie Mann (as Debbie) are angst ridden, married, 40 year old’s (with kids) celebrating their nearly concurrent birthdays. But….Debbie is resisting the age.  She wants a 38th birthday cake (saying she needs two more years to figure things […]