Tag: Joan Ellis

Scene On Film: “The Amaz...

By Joan Ellis Welcome to the thinking man’s blockbuster.  The first scene grabs our attention wit...

Scene On Film: “Magic Mi...

By Joan Ellis If you’re up for a thoroughly unpleasant movie with some fair to middling acting, th...

Scene On Film: “To Rome ...

By Joan Ellis To Rome, With Love is a wondrous romp for its first half-hour.  Woody Allen introduce...

Scene On Film: “Peace, L...

By Joan Ellis Here’s a piece of summer froth, a reprieve from the summer blockbusters. Peace, Love...

Scene On Film: “Moonrise...

By Joan Ellis Moonrise King­dom is a marvelously goofy concoction that makes us smile in wonder at ...

Scene On Film: “Bernie&#...

By Joan Ellis There’s only one way to watch Bernie. Reach deep for whatever feelings you may have ...

Scene On Film: “Snow Whi...

By Joan Ellis Whatever your age you will probably watch Snow White and the Huntsman in a contained s...

Scene On Film: “Battlesh...

By Joan Ellis Editor’s note:  Joan Ellis, feeling guilty about a generational antipathy to blockb...

Scene On Film: “Hysteria...

By Joan Ellis How often are you delighted by both the story and the look of a comedy? In grand colla...

Scene On Film: The Best Exotic...

By Joan Ellis See what a good trailer can do: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel opened in a packed the...

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