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One Movie Punch

Jan 20, 2018

Today’s movie is... <sigh>... “The Open House” (2018), written and directed by Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote. The film follows Logan Wallace (Dylan Minnette) and his mother, Naomi (Piercey Dalton), who decide to move into Naomi’s sister’s mountain home after losing Logan’s father. The only catch is that the...


Jan 19, 2018

Today’s movie is ”The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin” (2017), Jennifer M. Kroot’s documentary about Armistead Maupin’s life and works. I can remember my first experience with Maupin’s serial “Tales of the City”, traveling for work and coming across the original series on Showtime. I only caught a...


Jan 18, 2018

Today’s movie is “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” (2017), the fifth installment in the popular Disney franchise, following up the poorly received “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” (2011). Six years is a long time to wait for a franchise in today’s entertainment world, and yet,...


Jan 17, 2018

Today’s movie is “Columbus” (2017), Kogonada’s debut film set in Columbus, Indiana, a city known for its modernist architecture and public art installations. The film follows Jin (John Cho), who has arrived in Columbus to attend to his dying father, who collapsed on a speaking tour. On his trips to the hospital,...


Jan 16, 2018

Today’s movie is “Graduation” (2016), Cristian Mungui’s subtle drama about a family falling apart prior to their daughter’s graduation. The film follows Romeo Aldea (Adrian Titieni), a doctor in a small mountain town, whose daughter Eliza (Maria Dragus) is assaulted prior to her final exams, which are crucial...