Tag: Joan Ellis

Scene On Film: ‘The Mast...

By Joan Ellis At the risk of being consigned to the dustbin, I will tell you about The Master, a mov...

Scene On Film: ‘Arbitrag...

By Joan Ellis Arbitrage brings the Wall Street predators of today’s headlines to vivid life. In a...

Scene On Film: ‘The Word...

By Joan Ellis The Words slipped into town on a raft of mediocre reviews and little hype. What a sur...

Scene On Film: ‘Robot an...

By Joan Ellis Robot and Frank is by turns funny, touching and shot through with sly social commentar...

Scene On Film: ‘The Into...

By Joan Ellis The Intouchables is lifted high by two actors who know how to transcend the ordin­ary...

Scene On Film: ‘2016: Ob...

By Joan Ellis 2016: Obama’s Ameri­ca asks this:  “If Barack Obama wins a second term, where wi...

Scene On Film: ‘The Bour...

By Joan Ellis The Bourne Legacy exacts a price: fear. Whenever we settle into a quiet, cerebral scen...

Scene On Film: ‘Hope Spr...

By Joan Ellis Hope Springs tosses its audience back and forth between laughter and despair.  At lea...

Scene on Film: “Searchin...

By Joan Ellis Have you heard of Rodriguez? Not likely. His story might never have surfaced if two ...

Scene On Film: “Take Thi...

By Joan Ellis Take This Waltz is about love and infidelity, but that tells you next to nothing about...

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