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Author: Holly Woodland

Movie Review: Cinderella, 2015-Style (Five out of Five Stars)

by Holly Woodland “Have Courage and Be Kind” is the theme of this enchanted, delightful and perfect film by Disney. Screenplay by Chris Weitz and directed by Kenneth Branagh, “Cinderella” was...

“Chappie” Movie Review: 3 Out of 5 Stars

 by Holly Woodland In the near future, the South African government decides to mechanize its police force with robots to combat its high crime rate in Johannesburg. They contract a high tech...

Review of ALL 2015 Oscar “Best Picture” Nominated Films

by Holly Woodland  Having recently reviewed the history-making film, “American Sniper” (5 out of 5 Stars), I thought a review and quick overview of the 2015 Oscar Best Picture nominees migh...

American Sniper Movie Review: 5 out of 5 Stars

by Holly Woodland “American Sniper” is directed by Clint Eastwood from screenwriter Jason Hall’s adaptation of the book by Chris Kyle, “American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal...

“Into the Woods” Movie Review: Three out of Five Stars

by Holly Woodland Directed by Rob Marshall (“Chicago”) and starring Meryl Streep (the Witch) and Emily Blunt (the Baker’s Wife), “Into The Woods” is an adaptation of a Stephen Sondheim and James...

The (Real) ‘The Interview’ Film Review, 2 out of 5 Stars

by Holly Woodland Sophomoric? Yes. Over acted? Yes. Unbelievable premise? Yes. But “The Interview” was a wonderful film to see. The theater was packed and each of us sitting in the audience was...

“The Interview” (A Creatively Interpreted Movie Review): 5 out of 5 Stars

by Holly Woodland’s Imagination Since Kim Jung-un has decided that the American people cannot see the film, “The Interview”, and our president requires a personal phone call to protect our...

PolitiChicks Gratitude Campaign: “Gratitude, Not Attitude!”

“They need gratitude, not attitude!” Ann-Marie blurted out as we left the last police station on our PolitiChicks Gratitude Campaign of delivering cookies to precincts throughout Los Angeles. Our...

“Exodus: Gods & Kings” Movie Review: 2 out of 5 Stars

by Holly Woodland The comments I heard after reviewing this film were, “The Cecil B. DeMille movie was much better!” and “I didn’t like this movie at all…” When I asked why, the...

Classic Movie Review: “Calamity Jane” Starring Doris Day, 5 out of 5 Stars

by Holly Woodland Released in 1953 and based on tales of the old Wild West, this shoot’em up musical stars the beloved Doris Day in one of her most remembered singing roles. “Calamity Jane” was...

PolitiChicks Writer Creates New Movement: “Cookie Gratitude Campaign”

Last week as I was watching the news, I heard a story about four police officers in Denver hit by a car as a group of students they were there to protect cheered. Watching this, I felt stunned,...

The Fabulously Funny “Nichols & May”

A tribute to Mike Nichols by Holly Woodland Much has been said about the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award winning director Mike Nichols since his recent passing. His films including “The...

Classic Movie Review: “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”

5 out of 5 Stars by Holly Woodland Being a movie reviewer, perhaps I should have reviewed the newly released Dumb and Dumber To film this week. However Jonathan Gruber and the mainstream media...

Movie Review: ‘Interstellar’ 3 out of 5 Stars

by Holly Woodland Do not go gentle into that goodnight Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light Dylan Thomas Dylan Thomas’s poetic words are a...

“Gentleman’s Agreement” Classic Film Review:  5 out of 5 Stars

By Holly Woodland In light of a recent derogatory comment by a White House official questioning the bravery of the well-decorated Prime Minister of Israel and an ongoing rise of anti-Semitism by...

Classic Film Review: “Sergeant York”, 5 out of 5 stars

by Holly Woodland in Hollywood Considered his finest role, Gary Cooper won the Academy Award for his portrayal of one of the most decorated American soldiers of World War I, Sergeant Alvin York....

Movie Review : ‘Fury’ 4 out of 5 Stars

by Holly Woodland in Hollywood Fury is directed and written by David Ayer, and starring Brad Pitt (“Wardaddy”) and Shia LaBeouf (“Bible”) as part of a five man crew of a Sherman tank ca...

Classic Film Review “Bringing Up Baby” by Holly Woodland: 5 out of 5 Stars

For those of you who enjoy classic Hollywood films or those who just want to be entertained with something the whole family can enjoy (slim pickings now-a-days), I highly recommend, “Bringing Up...