Throwback Thursday – 2009 Oscars

We thought we would give Throwback Thursday a try.  Often movies don’t get accolades and awards but are still powerful or highly enjoyable.    As we’ve mentioned before, there does seem to be a machine in Hollywood and if you are on the wrong side of it your film can totally fall through a crack.   This […]

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Disobedience

Rachel McAdams (Esti), Rachel Weisz (Ronit) and Alessandro Nivola (Dovid) were inseparable childhood friends.  Ronit has returned to their close knit Orthodox Jewish community for the funeral of her father, the rabbi.  She seems to want to be treated as the rabbi’s daughter, but on her terms.  She is distressed by the lengths her father […]

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