Blu Ray Release: December 6, 2011
Based on a bestselling novel by Kathryn Stockett, The Help reveals a world very rarely tapped into. It shows the side of African American maids and they’re experiences working for Caucasian employers. It’s a heartwarming tale that allows you to understand the strength that these maids had to have in order to endure the disrespect and agony of being looked-over people.
Posts Tagged Wendy Simmons
Studio: Image Entertainment
DVD Release: October 27, 2011
What Your Husband Don’t Know, Can Get Someone Killed.
Every once and a while you come across a story about adultery that makes you feel for the adulterer and not condemn them. This is one of those times.
Studio: Codeblack Entertainment
Home Release: September 13, 2011
What happens when two opposing political sides meet in a fiery battle? Fireworks commence. And that’s exactly what happens when pro-Obama Aretha meets the unlikely pro-McCain Kyle in the romantic comedy Politics of Love.
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment Theatrical Release: May 5, 2011 Home Release: August 2, 2011 Director: Massy Tadjedin Rated R Review by Wendy Simmons Will He?…Will She? Adultery is a headlining story in almost every gossip magazine and has always been a steamy subject to display on film. Well, here’s yet another movie about the temptation [...]
Screen Media Theatrical Release: March 25, 2011 Home Release: July 12, 2011 Director: John Gray Rated R Review by Wendy Simmons Wants To Be More Than White Irish Drinkers What can push you to further yourself when you are surrounded by unambitious people? That’s what Brian, the sensitive artist, must face in White Irish Drinkers. [...]
Studio: Screen Media Home Release: July 5, 2011 Director: Deon Taylor Rated R Review by Wendy Simmons Can’t Knock the Hustle…For Trying Fresh to DVD, The Hustle starring Charlie Murphy and Al Shearer engulfs us in a day of mishaps as the main characters (Murphy and Shearer) attempt to hustle their way out of trouble. [...]
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures, Reliance BIG Entertainment, Bay Films Distributed: Touchstone Pictures Theatrical Release: February 18, 2011 Home Release: May 24, 2011 Director: D.J. Caruso Rated PG-13 Review by Wendy Simmons I Am Number Four is a never boring action packed sci-fi thriller new to DVD. Directed by D.J. Caruso, the audience is introduced to John [...]
Image Entertainment, Duly Noted and Queen Nefertari Productions Home Release: April 12, 2011 Director: Robert O’Hara Not Rated Review by Wendy Simmons Don’t Sacrifice for the Inheritance, Skip It The Inheritance is a horror film trying to combine history with fright. What was meant to be an impromptu winter family reunion morphed into a sacrificial [...]
Tangled (2010) Studio: Walt Disney Studios Theatrical Release: November 24, 2011 Home Release: March 29, 2011 Director: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard Rated PG Review by Wendy Simmons Wrapped Up In Tangled Let me start by saying that I am an adult…an adult who loves cartoons. And Disney’s 50th animated edition was no exception. The Repunzel [...]
In Darfur (2011) Theatrical Release: February 2011 Written by Winter Miller and Nicholas Kristof Directed by Nick Bowling Not Rated Review by Wendy Simmons Open Your Eyes to What’s In Darfur In Darfur is a remarkably eye-opening production now showcased at the TimeLine Theatre Company on Chicago’s north side. It tells the story of Darfur’s [...]