Easy A – Movie Review

So this is a very modern take on The Scarlet Letter, the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Our heroine is a pretty girl in high school who lives under the radar getting on with her life until she is one day, whilst in the bathroom, sarcastically telling her friend of a supposed escapade she had over the weekend. Her girlfriend who is none too bright doesn’t get the tone of her friend’s monologue and assumes it is all true. Continue reading “Easy A – Movie Review”

City Island – Movie Review

I can’t tell you how I heard about this movie or from whom but it is really good. Andy Garcia plays a corrections officer who has always wanted to be an actor. He lives on City Island which is a beautiful part of New York, with his wife and son. He has a standard time set aside for playing polka with his buddies which is actually a time he attends acting lessons (led by Alan Arkin). Continue reading “City Island – Movie Review”