Tag Archive for 'Destin Daniel Cretton'

A ‘Glass Castle’ Of Emotion (Movie Review)

There is plenty to admire in The Glass Castle, an adaptation of the 2005 bestselling memoir by Jeanette Walls. The film is well-acted with a good handle on creating a look for a story focused on a family that spent years squatting in various homes. Sadly, the film ends up feeling too manufactured, rather than […]


Short Term 12 (Blu-ray Review)

Here is the kind of dramatic indie feature that I can happily support, as it manages to hit a lot of familiar beats, while taking some steps in different directions from the norm.  The film features a strong lead performance by Brie Larson, solid support from both the adult and younger actors involved, and this […]