The Prince of Egypt

Why did they let us watch this in elementary school?? YES Release date: December 16, 1998Director: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon WellsLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Curious gentiles. Jews in their 20s. Musical enthusiasts. When should you watch this movie: During Passover, when you can’t go home for seder. The sell: The PrinceContinue reading “The Prince of Egypt”

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 Grand Budapest Hotel

We need you Stefan! YES Release date: March 7, 2014Director: Wes AndersonLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Stefan Zweig’s writing  When should you watch this movie: When the world seems to have moved on without you.  The sell: This movie will break your heart but it is entirely worth it. Wes AndersonContinue reading “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

The Constant Gardener

Not a romance movie NO Release date: August 31, 2005Director: Fernando MeirellesLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People making their way methodically through Ralph Fiennes’ filmography  When should you watch this movie: When you need to be reminded that Big Pharma is evil because you forgot for some reason. The sell: Rachel Weisz wasContinue reading “The Constant Gardener”