Melanie Morgan

Review: Dunkirk

Title: Dunkirk MPAA Rating: PG-13 Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Fionn Whitehead Runtime: 1 hr 46 min What It Is: From the always ambitious Christopher Nolan, we’re treated to a history lesson with World War II thriller Dunkirk. Following the evacuation of Allied soldiers in 1940, unfolding in three strands and spanning varied …

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Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Title: The Killing of a Sacred Deer MPAA Rating: R Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Alicia Silverstone Runtime: 2 hr 1 min What It Is: Lanthimos and regular co-writer Efthymis Filippou have become synonymous with absurdist cinema. From Greek features Dogtooth and Alps to English-language debut The Lobster, slicing satire …

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Review: Call Me by Your Name

Title: Call Me by Your Name MPAA Rating: R Director: Luca Guadagnino Starring: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar Runtime: 2 hr 12 min What It Is: Based on André Aciman’s 2007 novel of the same name and superbly adapted by writer James Ivory. Call Me by Your Name is a coming-of-age love …

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Review: The Lonely Italian

Title: The Lonely Italian MPAA Rating: NR Director: Lee Farber Starring: Domenico Nesci, Mark Chuakay Runtime: 1 hr 23 min What It Is: Part documentary, part scripted story, The Lonely Italian explores the ever-growing industry of online dating, with real dates intertwined within a fictional story. We’re introduced to the titular lonely Italian (Nesci) as …

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Review: And Then There Was Eve

Title: And Then There Was Eve MPAA Rating: NR Director: Savannah Bloch Starring: Tania Nolan, Rachel Crowl, Karan Soni Runtime: 1 hr 36 min What It Is: Successful photographer Alyssa (Nolan) wakes up to find her apartment ransacked and her husband Kevin (Jonathan Flanagan) missing, along with photographs and any evidence of their marriage. Seeking …

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Review: Out of Nothing

Title: Out of Nothing MPAA Rating: NR Director: Chad DeRosa Starring: Mark Bjorklund, Carl Bjorklund, Jason Omer, Bill Woods Runtime: 1 hr 30 min What It Is: A documentary following a quartet of friends brought together through a mutual passion for assembling motorcycles. Charting their journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Bonneville Salt Flats …

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