Kristen Stewart Rocks To Her Own Guitar

By Debbie Elicksen Kristen Stewart may always be known for her role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Series, but she did have a career before she and Robert Pattinson took ownership Continue Reading →

Seven Psychopaths

By Debbie Elicksen. This 2012 action adventure comedy is kind of like Goodfellas meets Ruthless People. Screenwriter/Director Martin McDonagh has cleverly brought together a heady cast that includes Colin Farrell (Marty), Continue Reading →

No Tears for the Dead

By Debbie Elicksen While this won’t be the highest quality production you’ve seen, No Tears for the Dead (2014) is a street-real action-driven drama where the lead, Dong-gun Jang (Gon) successfully Continue Reading →

A Most Violent Year

By Debbie Elicksen Two things are for sure after viewing writer and director J.C. Chandler‘s A Most Violent Year: one, I want to see a sequel, and two, I don’t Continue Reading →

Life of a King

By Debbie Elicksen. Life of a King was produced by Animus Films, Serena Films, and Steakhaus Productions and was directed by Jake Goldberger. Goldberger also wrote the script with David Continue Reading →


By Debbie Elicksen. This Sony Pictures Classics film is uncomfortable to watch. Knowing it is a true story is one reason. The other is that Steve Carell played the character Continue Reading →

Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

  By Debbie Elicksen. Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a dark comedy from Fox Searchlight (2014) that was directed by Alexandro Gonzélez Iñárritu. Iñárritu also wrote the screenplay, Continue Reading →

The Godfather Trilogy.

  By Debbie Elicksen. Spoiler alerts do not apply here because, wait? Really? There are actual human beings who have not seen Francis Ford Coppola‘s  The Godfather? Surely they have Continue Reading →

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

  By Debbie Elicksen Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a Paramount Pictures and Sundance Productions film (2014) based on the Tom Clancy novel. The script was written by Tony Peckman, Continue Reading →

It’s a Wrap: Jon Stewart

By Debbie Elicksen. Can we really live in a world without Jon Stewart? There is no doubt that Stewart has brilliantly crafted his satirical newsfeed, The Daily Show, as a Continue Reading →