Tag: Scene on Film

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: “Searchin...

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

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: “The Perf...

By Joan Ellis A touching comedy about the Catholic Church is not something I’ve been expecting, bu...

Scene On Film: “Darling ...

By Joan Ellis Darling Companion is a good news/bad news movie. Reasons to see it: nice idea, good ca...

Scene on Film: ‘The Hunger G...

By Joan Ellis The Hunger Games? Should you bother? Suzanne Collins’ successful trilogy has bee...

Scene on Film: ‘Salmon Fishi...

by Joan Ellis Welcome to a grand surprise. Without much advance buzz, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen sn...

Scene on Film: ‘Game Cha...

By Joan Ellis Game Change is a good movie about a controversial subject. When the Republicans found ...

Scene on Film: ‘In Darkn...

By Joan Ellis A long time ago I took an oral history of a woman who drove her five children in a hay...

Scene on Film: ‘Wanderlu...

By Joan Ellis Is Wanderlust just another lukewarm yuppie comedy? Almost, but not quite. Like it or ...

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Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

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