writer: Aline Brosh McKenna

Annie (2014)

December 19, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Over the years there have been many different versions of "Annie." Here is a more modern one that will entertain from beginning to end. In the big city of New York, Annie is looking for her parents to return while Mr. Stack wants to be mayor. Their worlds collide when Mr. Stack saves Annie from [...]

I Dont Know How She Does It

September 16, 2011
This is another one of those films in which a woman, in this case Sarah Jessica Parker as Kate Reddy, juggles her home life, children and a stressful job. She plays a Boston investment manager who has to do extensive traveling. To her credit, she makes the comment that her out-of-work architect [...]

Morning Glory

November 10, 2010
One of the strengths of this picture is the acting. Rachel McAdams plays Becky Fuller, TV producer, as a flighty and lonely-for-love girl with a tough side when necessary and she pulls it off. She even stands up to Harrison Ford's character, a legendary TV anchorman named Mike Pomeroy, so [...]

27 Dresses

January 18, 2008
If you like romantic comedies, what could be better than a romantic comedy about every girl's favorite subject -- weddings? This film is characteristically sweet, with likable characters and an uncomplicated storyline. Some would make you feel guilty for indulging your sweet tooth on a film like [...]

The Devil Wears Prada

June 30, 2006
Anne Hathaway is to die for. She does a wonderful job in the role and is a joy to watch on screen. Meryl Streep plays an all-business executive who has everyone running around frightened of her. In many cases she doesn't even call her employees by their correct names. Streep portrays Miranda [...]