It takes a true
artist to make what, on its face, is a mundane family drama and transform it
into something profound. The Past, writer-director Asghar Farhadi’s
follow-up to his 2011 film A Separation, is quiet, profound, and deeply
Once again The Screen answers the question, “How the hell do I see the
shorts that are nominated for Academy Awards”? Starting Feb. 7, the
Oscar-nominated shorts in animation, live action and documentary will be playing
Here are some
things The Callback Queen thinks are funny: Gay sex; Irish-English
hatred as fuel for sex; eastern Europeans in general. And here are some things The
Callback Queen thinks it knows about: Hollywood productions.
The story told in Labor Day, about Adele (Kate Winslet), a divorced and depressed mother to young teenager Henry (Gattlin Griffith), and their long holiday weekend with stranger Frank (Josh Brolin) is absurd.