The Witches | A Quirky Dahl Dark Children Movie that Circumvents Child Labor Laws

Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Welcome to Marwen) is a writer-director-producer whose films have always caught my attention even if I haven't always rushed to see them. Strangely enough Zemeckis is not the one who got me onto this film but three members of the cast did. Octavia Spencer (Truth Be Told, Hidden Figures, … Continue reading The Witches | A Quirky Dahl Dark Children Movie that Circumvents Child Labor Laws

Insurgent

Based on the second installment of the Divergent novels by Veronica Roth, the film was directed by Robert Schwentke and stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Milles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts & Octavia Spencer. Premise: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society … Continue reading Insurgent

The Help | A Good Conversation Starter

Based on Kathryn Stockett best selling eponymous book, The Help was directed by Tate Taylor and stars Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Chris Lowell, Jessica Chastain, Mike Vogel, Anna Camp, Allison Janney & Bryce Dallas Howard. Premise: Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter (Stone) is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to … Continue reading The Help | A Good Conversation Starter