Netflix News: ‘Ozark’ trailer totally got the sound right

Raised in southern Missouri, aka the Ozarks, I was looking for something recognizable in the new trailer for the Jason Bateman/Laura Linney series, Ozark. There’s some footage of a lake, ok, but nothing specific. A clip starts with a couple standing outside their house. Then I heard it. The sound of bugs that’s all-encompassing. It’s something I almost miss. Almost. Oh, Read More →

Netflix News: New series ‘Ozark’ starring Jason Bateman & Laura Linney releases July 21st

I grew up in the Ozarks, so I’m particularly interested in this series. I can’t wait to binge! A Chicago financial advisor, who has been quietly laundering money for a drug kingpin, must quickly uproot his family and move the operation to The Ozarks, after his partner is caught cheating the business.  There, he bumps heads with both a local Read More →

Melissa’s Review: ‘I Believe In Unicorns’ beautifully/terrifyingly captures the innocent foolish decisions of a teenage girl’s first love

Davina (Natalia Dyer) is teetering between childhood and adulthood as she meets and falls in love with an older boy (Peter Vack). The two run away together, but her imaginative and free-spirited nature only goes so far before reality catches up. This incredibly intimate story is writer/director Leah Meyerhoff’s first feature film and revolves around a “fictionalized version of her younger self.” Read More →

Best of the Fest: Liz & Melissa’s 22 Favorite Narratives & Documentaries from the Tribeca Film Festival!

It was a fabulous eleven days filled with movies and interviews, and now it’s time for us to reflect on our favorites. Enjoy! Favorite Comedies Grandma – releasing August 21st Reeling from a recent breakup and still mourning the loss of her longtime partner, once-famous poet Elle Reid (Lily Tomlin) is surprised to find her teenage granddaughter on her doorstep in need Read More →