Tag Archives: Julianne Moore

New on Canadian Netflix: April 2017

Here's a cross-section of a number of mildly-to- solidly recommended films recently made available on Canadian Netflix. (You can click on the movie titles to read my original reviews where I've written them in the past.) For me, Netflix is a go-to usually to watch films I’ve already seen or to give the odd TV… Read More

Maggie’s Plan review — Awkward in New York

Directed by Rebecca Miller | Written by Miller and Karen Rinaldi | 98 min | ▲▲▲△△ Maggie (Greta Gerwig) is a New York academic who's decided to take fate into her own hands, as she explains to her friends Tony (the current MVP  in modern American comedies, Bill Hader) and Felicia (Maya Rudolph). Unable to sustain… Read More

Carrie (1976 and 2013) review

1976Directed by Brian DePalmaAdapted by Lawrence D. Cohen from the Stephen King novel2013Directed by Kimberly PierceAdapted by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa from the Cohen script and the King novelI went through my Stephen King phase as a teenager, reading most of his early novels and short stories. I wish I better remembered Carrie, the novel. But preparing… Read More