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“The Chaperone” An Alluring Period Piece

April 17th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

An alluring period piece, the biography/drama The Chaperone makes for good viewing for its target audience females 35 plus. It’s just a snippet on the seductive actress Louise Brooks with the real story going to her companion Norma Carlisle. The film has some of the best cinematography I’ve seen in a drama in recent past and combined with perfect retro costume, sets, locations and make-up the film’s a winner. Read more…

Touched With Fire (Film Review and Trailer))

February 18th, 2016 No comments

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Review by John Delia

“Bipolar Disorder: any of several psychological disorders of mood characterized usually by alternating episodes of depression and mania —called also manic depression, manic-depressive illness” Merriam-Webster Dictionary

It’s an odd way to start out a film review with a dictionary definition, but apropos with the movie Touched With Fire, a drama dealing with the psychological problem that alters the life of two poets. Written and director by Paul Dalio and taken from true experiences, gives this production a keener perspective of the lives he portrays on the screen. Heartfelt and heartbreaking the movie provides the audience with the realism of the troubles that go with bipolar disorder. Read more…

Dough (Foreign Film Review & Trailer)

February 12th, 2016 No comments

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Review by John Delia

The fun film Dough opens in the United States wide and it’s far fetched about being half baked. But, Dough is also about dealing with prejudice and finding value within yourself. If you can overlook the fact that using marijuana in London does have consequences no matter what the screenplay shows you, then everyone should accept a little fantasy when it comes to filmmaking. The acting and directing in Dough is very good with fine cinematography and sets.

 

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