Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre shouldn’t particularly be good movie material. If the descriptions of Mr. Rochester and Eyre were followed closely, it’d be hard for any filmmaker to find an audience. No one wants to watch uglies fall in love. So it can be forgiven that the Cary Fukunaga choose the handsome and brooding Michael Fassbender as Rochester, and Mia Wasikowska as the ‘plain and simple’ Jane.  Fortunately, Fukunaga,... Read More

The Kids Are All Right

I realize that I’m a little Johnny-Come-Lately when it comes to The Kids Are All Right, but I can’t help but share my enthusiasm for this film. I will note that my tardiness is partly due to the lack of screenings in Salt Lake City.  I knew from all the reports that this is a movie I would really enjoy.  Julianne Moore is a genius (suck it haters).  And Annette Benning even more so.  And they play a lesbian couple named Nic and Jules?... Read More