It Won’t Take Much “Persuasion” to Never Watch This Film Again

This week Netflix released Persuasion, an adaptation of literary icon Jane Austen’s book of the same name, starring Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis, Henry Golding, Mia McKenna-Bruce, and Richard E. Grant. It was the feature film debut of Carrie Cracknell, a British theater director, and adapted by Academy Award winner Ron Bass and Alice Victoria Winslow.... Continue Reading →

‘Am I Ok?’ Sundance Review

-Allison McCulloch Married couple Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne directed Am I OK?, a film that screenwriter Lauren Pomerantz based on the relationship between her and her best friend. Lucy (Dakota Johnson) and Jane (Sonoya Mizuno) personify the best friends very well. Lucy explores her feelings toward a very charming masseuse (Kiersey Clemons) and Jane... Continue Reading →

‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Sundance Review: Cooper Raiff and Dakota Johnson shine in a post-grad coming-of-age story with a lot of heart.

Director(s): Cooper Raiff Writer(s): Cooper Raiff Cast: Cooper Raiff, Dakota Johnson, Brad Garrett, Leslie Mann, Vanessa Burghardt Cooper Raiff’s acting, writing, and directing debut Shithouse became an instant classic, and one of the best triple threats (acting, directing, and writing) there has been in some time. Shithouse is a college dramedy that was able to... Continue Reading →

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