Hidden Gem

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

From August 25th-31st, over 100 movie reviewers & bloggers are joining forces to celebrate the films of 1984. Our contribution to the “1984 A-THON” is Hayao Mayizaki’s animated classic, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Visit the website http://forgottenfilmcast.wordpress.com/ if you’d like to read reviews by any of the other contributors. Review by-Jarrett Leahy […]

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Elise is a singer and tattoo shop owner; Didier is a banjo player in a bluegrass band. After a chance encounter, the two become instantly enamored. As they discover a shared passion for all things American culture, especially its wonderful music, they plunge headlong into a whirlwind affair of passionate affection. However […]

The Imposter (2012)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy On June 13th, 1994 a 13-year-old boy named Nicholas Barclay goes missing from his rural neighborhood located just north of San Antonio, TX. For the next three years, the Barclay family searches in vain to find their missing child, when miraculously they are contacted by officials located in Spain who have information […]

Hidden Gem of the Week-Straight Time (1978)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy One of the true joys of the cinema hobby is finding long lost or forgotten hidden gems. With hundreds of new films released year in and year out, there are bound to be handful of great movies that for one reason or another fall through the cracks or are all but ignored […]

Classic Film Review-Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)

It can be argued that 1937 was the year of director Leo McCarey. 1937 was the year McCarey released the classic slapstick comedy The Awful Truth starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. The Awful Truth was such a hit film that it went on to be nominated for Best Picture and Leo McCarey was awarded […]