Tag Archives: Gabriela Cowperthwaite

The Swimmers, The Grab reviews #TIFF22

The Swimmers | Directed by Sally El Hosaini | Written by El Hosaini and Jack Thorne | 134 min One of Netflix's big features at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was also the Opening Night Gala — a story based on the actual experience of Syrian sisters Sarah and Yusra Mardini (played by actual… Read More

Our Friend review — Two hour misery dirge

Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Written by Brad Ingelsby, based on an article by Matthew Teague | 124 min | On Demand and Amazon Prime Our Friend is apparently based on a true story,  originally documented in an award-winning Esquire article by foreign correspondent Matthew Teague. I'd like to read that piece, because I'd like… Read More

Megan Leavey review — Only dog lovers need attend

Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Written by Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, and Tim Lovestedt | 116 min Megan Leavey is based on the true story of a US Marine and her bomb sniffing German Shepherd, both of whom were deployed to Iraq. In the documentary Blackfish  Cowperthwaite awoke the world to marine parks' cruelty to cetaceans, so it… Read More