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Men in Black International Review

By CinemaSiren | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Men in Black International goes global some seven years after MIB: 3 seemed to bid adieu to the franchise, with two very winning stars and one tired, uninspired script. The impossibly cool Tessa Thompson as Agent M and preternaturally beautiful Chris Hemsworth as Agent H drag us through what is essentially the same plot as …

Mouthpiece AWFJ review

By CinemaSiren | June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Even as an adult, there is never a good time to lose a parent. More challenging is losing a mother unexpectedly on the heels of a falling out. This experience is the basis for the new film Mouthpiece, which is based on a Canadian two-woman show of the same name, starring the two actresses, Amy Nostbakken …

Late Night: Great Broad-cast News

By CinemaSiren | June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

More a strongly femme Broadcast News and less The Devil Wears Prada, new comedy Late Night offers a look at the challenges of working on a comedy talk show while female, and to hilarious effect. Written by Mindy Kaling, directed by Nisha Ganatra, and starring Kaling and Patron Saint of Smart Women in Film Emma …

Booksmart: Funny, Fearless, and Feminist AF

By CinemaSiren | May 23, 2019

Olivia Wilde is proving to be the blueprint for successfully segueing from acting into directing with the buzzy new coming-of-age comedy Booksmart, releasing wide this weekend through patron saint indie studio to female filmmakers, Annapurna. If any film should bring the indie studio solidly into the black, this hilarious, heartfelt celebration of feminist teenage badassery …

All is True Review: Branagh Brings it, No Holds Bard

By CinemaSiren | May 18, 2019

Yes, lots of people will be rushing to John Wick 3 this weekend. Some, however, will be glad of alternate programming release All is True.  After all, it features Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, and Ian McKellen, and is directed by Branagh. That’s as much thespian power as John Wick has firepower! The film, though deeply …