movie therapy

Amsterdam

Amsterdam is packed full of amazing actors with good performances all trying to swim above a drowning storyline. It’s like they have no idea what movie they were making and the editors do nothing to help them out. The first few scenes hold promise, especially with Christian Bale as Dr. Burt Berendsen. He’s a veteran…

Don’t Worry Darling

The drama and controversy surrounding Don’t Worry Darling’s cast and director probably didn’t do this movie any favors. Rumors swirled around a train wreck of a shoot with shouting arguments on set, favoritism, and rifts between cast members. TikTok users fueled the off-the-rails press tour with scandalous commentary about who spit on who, and who…

God’s Country

When I hear the phrase God’s Country, I lean into an image of an expansive and lush prairie with streams and wildlife and maybe a pretty mountain range in the distance. Instead, this film takes us to a cold, snow-covered small town in Montana. The kind of place you might escape to if you wanted…

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my weekly escape

Movie therapy is a phrase I came up with when I first started a few years ago with a goal to see one movie in theaters each week, by myself. I also called it #52in52, and I did it! My inspiration was my dad, who reserved his Friday mornings for the new releases on the big screen and would text me from the theater with his thoughts on the film, and share the new trailers he saw for what was coming soon. I’m happy to get back at it, for me, for him.

Making this once a week isolation trip has become my sort of “me time,” that ensures I’m taking time out to do something for myself. I do cheat every once in awhile and bring someone along for the fun.

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