Tag: movie review

Scene On Film: ‘The Othe...

By Joan Ellis It is likely that you will leave your own life behind and simply disappear into The Ot...

Scene On Film: ‘The Flat...

By Joan Ellis Doesn’t the richness of history lie in the footnotes? It’s there that we find the...

Scene On Film: ‘Taken 2&...

By Joan Ellis Taken 2 opens with scenes of gentle warmth before plunging suddenly into unrelenting v...

Scene On Film: ‘ArgoR...

By Joan Ellis Ben Affleck has hit a thundering home run with Argo. As director and principal actor, ...

Scene On Film: ‘Trouble ...

By Joan Ellis Would tolerance have come more easily if Trouble with the Curve had been released befo...

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: ‘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...