Tag: Joan Ellis

Scene On Film: ‘The Gate...

By Joan Ellis If you are confused about the issues in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, you are not ...

Scene On Film: ‘Emperor&...

By Joan Ellis Is there a time or a place more compelling than Japan in 1945? The Japanese had surren...

Scene On Film: ‘Oscar No...

By Joan Ellis Have you rushed to your nearest theater to see Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013? Of co...

Scene On Film: ‘Side Eff...

By Joan Ellis Side Effects plays games with us. Steven Soderbergh knows well that audiences love to ...

Scene On Film: Oscars 2013

By Joan Ellis Oscar night is great fun without a dominating blockbuster. Given a wide spread of goo...

Scene On Film: ‘Zero Dar...

By Joan Ellis Zero Dark Thirty has become a current event. Who but director Kathryn Bigelow and writ...

Scene On Film: ‘Quartet&...

By Joan Ellis How often do you see a nearly perfect movie? Quartet is just that. First credit goes t...

Scene On Film: ‘Django U...

By Joan Ellis Pulp Fiction was an exciting innovation; Inglourious Basterds was a masterpiece. But...

Scene On Film: ‘Promised...

By Joan Ellis “Promised Land” jumps enthusiastically into the national debate about hydrau­lic ...

Scene On Film: ‘Hyde Par...

By Joan Ellis Hyde Park on Hud­son is an unexpected pleasure. Despite the extraordinary tension be...