Mank

Catch me getting my hot take in BEFORE the Oscars so people won’t call me an edgelord after this movie sweeps every category. MAYBE Release date: November 13, 2020Director: David FincherLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who love movies (like, Love love). Folks with an interest in Hollywood lore. Political scientists.  When shouldContinue reading “Mank”

Enola Holmes

Is disliking Millie Bobby Brown a legit opinion or is it just internalized misogyny? No seriously, I want to know. MAYBE Release date: September 23, 2020Director: Harry BradbeerLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who never had a BBC Sherlock phase. Folks who bought a “pussyhat” on etsy. When should you watch this movie:Continue reading “Enola Holmes”

The Dig

All my favs in one movie? AND archeology? Yes please. YES Release date: January 29, 2021Director: Simon StoneLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who liked 1917 more than Dunkirk. Folks who love the Natural History Museum. When should you watch this movie: When the future feels daunting. When you haven’t spoken to yourContinue reading “The Dig”

The Twilight Samurai / たそがれ清兵衛

No, Kurosawa did not direct this film YES Release date: November 2, 2002Director: Yoji YamadaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Fans of Seven Samurai. Folks interested in kendo. Former Fencers. When should you watch this movie: When you need a hero to root for. When you’ve seen enough period dramas starring Kiera Knightley. TheContinue reading “The Twilight Samurai / たそがれ清兵衛”

Marie Antoinette

This movie is not really about Marie Antoinette MAYBE Release date: October 20, 2006Director: Sofia Coppola Language: English Who should watch this movie: Adolescent girls. People who went to private school in New York.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re prepping for a night out with your gal pals. When the personal dramaContinue reading “Marie Antoinette”

Pride and Prejudice

Best music for studying in an over air-conditioned building YES Release date: September 16, 2005Director: Joe WrightLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Hopeless romantics. Cancers. Fashion historians. Fans of the enemies to lovers trope.  When should you watch this movie: When you miss your sibling(s). When you’re starting to see some Kiera Knightley hateContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice”

Becoming Jane

Why do people hate Anne Hathaway so much? MAYBE Release date: March 9, 2007Director: Julian JarroldLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who really love Jane Austen.  When should you watch this movie: When you are between the ages of 13 and 16.  The sell: This movie holds a special place in my heartContinue reading “Becoming Jane”

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Mike Newell also directed Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, just FYI YES Release date: April 20, 2018Director: Mike NewellLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of period drama. People not quite sold on period dramas but are willing to give it a shot. Aspiring writers.  When should you watch this movie: WhenContinue reading “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”

The King

Robert Pattinson deserves an Oscar and also my hand in marriage MAYBE Release date: October 11, 2019Director: David MichôdLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Thin Red Line, and the 1996 Hamlet When should you watch this movie: After you have had some coffee. When you need toContinue reading “The King”

Tulip Fever

The history is more exciting NO Release date: September 1, 2017Director: Justin ChadwickLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: No one in particular  When should you watch this movie: Not at home when you could watch something else, but also not on an airplane because 90% of the scenes are shot in candlelight and thusContinue reading “Tulip Fever”