Neely Swanson

“Hot to Trot” – Definitely warm [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Hot to Trot” – Definitely warm [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “Hot to Trot,” the documentary by Gail Freedman, in her directing debut, is a warm-hearted, soft-focus film about the same-sex competitive ballroom dancing world. Following several dancers as they traverse the pitfalls of life and their passion for ballroom dancing, “Hot to Trot” takes you into a world that few, outside and […]

 Neely Swanson

“That Summer” – Hot and cool and messy

“That Summer” – Hot and cool and messy

by Neely Swanson Andy Warhol! Jackie Onassis! Mick Jagger! Truman Capote! Appearing briefly in “That Summer,” a messy, delightful and perplexing film that plays like the home movie reels they are, trying to be one thing and then another and another, never quite succeeding, but never failing either. Peter Beard, a renowned photographer, was on […]

 Easy Reader Staff

“The Handmaiden” is a Tangled Web of Lies, Deceit, and Twisted Romance [MOVIE REVIEW]

“The Handmaiden” is a Tangled Web of Lies, Deceit, and Twisted Romance [MOVIE REVIEW]

    by Morgan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com “A story is all about the journey,” Uncle Kouzuki says to Count Fujiwara as he cuts off the Count’s fingers one by one, taking joy in the other man’s pain. The sex-obsessed and domineering Uncle, while deplorable in every way, reveals a ring of truth in his observation of what […]

 Easy Reader Staff

In Directorial Debut “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” Natalie Portman Honors Jewish Heritage [MOVIE REVIEW]

In Directorial Debut “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” Natalie Portman Honors Jewish Heritage [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Morgan Rojas/Cinemacy.com Natalie Portman is regarded as one of the most ambitious and hardest working people in Hollywood today. Opting to place her career on hold to attend Harvard University in 1999 (getting her degree in Psychology, she is a perfect example for actors everywhere that one shouldn’t rely on beauty, not even talent alone, […]