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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening US/Can May 22–24

Fri May 24 2019, 09:59pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire May 24

Fri May 24 2019, 07:32pm | 0 comments

curated: always be nyuk-nyuk-ing Nazis

Wed May 22 2019, 09:10pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire May 10

Sat May 11 2019, 12:20pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can Apr 26

Sat Apr 27 2019, 04:37pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can Apr 17-19

Sat Apr 20 2019, 04:05pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Apr 14-19

Fri Apr 19 2019, 03:56pm | 0 comments

Red Joan movie review: it doesn’t bomb, but it fizzles

Thu Apr 18 2019, 02:51pm | 0 comments

The Aftermath movie review: don’t mention the war…

Fri Mar 01 2019, 09:59pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can Jan 23-25

Fri Jan 25 2019, 09:02pm | 0 comments

Welcome to Marwen movie review: toying with our sympathy

Wed Dec 19 2018, 09:51pm | 0 comments

movies for the resistance: Schindler’s List

Mon Dec 03 2018, 05:18pm | 0 comments

Overlord movie review: underwhelmed

Thu Nov 08 2018, 02:53pm | 8 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Thu Nov 01

Fri Nov 02 2018, 03:46pm | 0 comments

Memoir of War (La Douleur) movie review: woman on the homefront

Wed Aug 29 2018, 01:22pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Wed Aug 15

Fri Aug 17 2018, 11:40pm | 0 comments

1945 movie review: a reckoning for the collaborators

Tue May 22 2018, 02:18pm | 0 comments

curated: the propaganda films that served Britain well in WWII are hurting in the Brexit era

Wed May 09 2018, 03:03pm | 5 comments

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Apr 20

Fri Apr 20 2018, 11:54pm | 0 comments

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society movie review: the stories too painful to tell

Fri Apr 20 2018, 07:15pm | 4 comments

Darkest Hour movie review: a surrender to open-and-shut history

Fri Jan 12 2018, 04:26pm | 18 comments

A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven) (4K restoration) movie review: paradise on Earth

Fri Dec 08 2017, 05:46pm | 28 comments

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story documentary review: beauty is a beast

Wed Nov 22 2017, 01:46pm | 11 comments

Professor Marston & the Wonder Women movie review: secret identities (#LFF2017)

Mon Oct 16 2017, 10:00pm | 12 comments

Dunkirk movie review: the power of purpose

Wed Jul 19 2017, 10:32pm | 17 comments

Churchill movie review: stumbling over truth

Thu Jun 01 2017, 03:06pm | 9 comments

Whisky Galore! movie review: leave it in the bottle

Fri May 12 2017, 08:43pm | 6 comments

Their Finest movie review: keeping calm and carrying on making movies

Wed Apr 05 2017, 02:08pm | 7 comments

Another Mother’s Son movie review: punching Nazis, mom style

Thu Mar 23 2017, 06:52pm | 3 comments

Kong: Skull Island movie review: ape-ocalypse now

Mon Mar 06 2017, 03:45pm | 12 comments

The Last Laugh documentary review: punching Nazis (with comedy)

Fri Mar 03 2017, 04:48pm | 10 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts (89th Academy Awards) review

Mon Feb 06 2017, 06:42pm | 0 comments

Denial movie review: a film for the resistance

Mon Jan 30 2017, 10:14pm | 0 comments

Allied movie review: movie spies with delicious old-fashioned mystique

Mon Nov 21 2016, 02:08pm | 5 comments

You’ve Been Trumped and You’ve Been Trumped, Too documentaries review: Donald Trump is no friend to “the little people”

Mon Oct 31 2016, 01:56pm | 12 comments

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children movie review: infodump, the movie

Sat Oct 01 2016, 04:10pm | 14 comments

#LFF2016: A Date for Mad Mary, Chasing Asylum, The Dreamed Ones

Tue Sep 20 2016, 06:41pm | 0 comments

Anthropoid movie review: human-shaped but lacking in human substance

Mon Sep 12 2016, 04:50pm | 9 comments

Sculpting Time: The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky movie retrospective review: tragedy, trauma, and torment, Russian-style

Fri May 20 2016, 04:57pm | 3 comments

Captain America: Civil War movie review: the consequences of superpowers

Fri Apr 29 2016, 09:43pm | 39 comments

Little Boy movie review: faith-based bomb

Wed Mar 09 2016, 11:47am | 42 comments

Son of Saul movie review: how to remain human

Wed Feb 24 2016, 08:14pm | 1 comment

a few thoughts about The Man in the High Castle S1

Mon Nov 23 2015, 10:56pm | 68 comments

Pan movie review: a disaster of fantastically epic proportions

Wed Oct 14 2015, 01:14pm | 25 comments

The Longest Ride movie review: romantic bargaining

Mon Jul 20 2015, 09:20pm | 1 comment

A Royal Night Out movie review: princess hijinks

Fri May 15 2015, 12:55pm | 3 comments

Suite Française movie review: enemy mine to love

Fri Mar 13 2015, 03:37pm | 7 comments

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death movie review: orphan blech

Wed Dec 31 2014, 07:25pm | 2 comments

Unbroken movie review: where war movies have gone before

Sat Dec 27 2014, 03:21pm | 5 comments

The Imitation Game movie review: decoding Alan Turing

Wed Nov 12 2014, 08:32pm | 35 comments

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