Author: Kevin Medansky

Hail, Caesar! (2016) Review 0

Hail, Caesar! (2016) Review

NOW ON DVD: This tongue-in-cheek period piece of the Hollywood film scene in the 1950s revels in every inglorious—and frankly, painful—moment of the cinematic process of the supposedly good old days. A fictional ethnography of the parts of Hollywood we often willfully forget, it is faithful to the aching reminder of bad art, made readily available for American consumpt ...
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Lion (2016) Review

NOW SHOWING AT THE BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE: Nominated for six Academy Awards, this multi-lingual, intercontinental story may certainly be the year’s most effective—and certainly heart-rending—cinematic depiction of placelessness, all surrounding a single man on his journey home. Rating: 4/4 Another Look at the Best—and Less So—of 2016 Series Description: While t ...
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Film Review: The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

As part of the Clerk's mission to provide journalism that reflects the voices of the community, but also share content that is intellectually stimulating, we hope to initiate an Arts and Culture section. Kevin Medansky writes the Clerk's first film review as part of this effort. NOW STREAMING ON NETFLIX: While this comical tale of a man-turned-caregiver and his first new c ...