ORIGIN – Video & Audio Movie Review

Drama, Genre, Podcast, Videos ‐ January 16, 2024
ORIGIN – Video & Audio Movie Review

A review of the new film Origin starring Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor. About The Film “Grappling with tremendous personal tragedy, writer Isabel Wilkerson sets herself on a path of global investigation and discovery as she writes Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.” Video Review Audio-Only Podcast

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Review – Origin

Origin (2023)PG-13  ‧ Biographical Drama  ‧ 2 Hours 21 Minutes Written by  Ava DuVernay Directed by  Ava DuVernay THE CAST Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, as Isabel Wilkerson along with Jon Bernthal, Niecy Nash-Betts, Emily Yancy, Finn Wittrock, Victoria Pedretti, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Isha Blaaker, Vera Farmiga, Audra McDonald, Connie Nielsen, Blair Underwood, Nick Offerman, Stephanie March, Myles […]

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Review: American Fiction

American Fiction (2023) R ‧ Comedy/Drama ‧ 1 Hours 57 Minutes Written by Cord Jefferson Directed by Cord Jefferson THE CAST Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Sterling K. Brown, John Ortiz, Erika Alexander, Leslie Uggams, Adam Brody, and Keith David. THE STORY (In their own words). Monk is a frustrated novelist who’s fed […]

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Silas’ Top 12 Films Of 2023

I don’t do a top 10 list; I do a top 12 because there are twelve months in the year. And I do things differently, and you can’t stop me! It took a lot of work to narrow down these films and create an order. I could move up or down several depending on my […]

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Film Club – A Christmas Story

A discussion of the holiday classic film A Christmas Story with comedian and podcast host Jim Webber. This a holiday of a film club edition of You’re Watching A Movie With Silas Lindenstein. “A Christmas Story,” a cherished holiday classic released in 1983, masterfully captures the whimsy and nostalgia of childhood around Christmas time. Directed […]

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Film Club – It’s A Wonderful Life

Uncategorized ‐ December 27, 2023

Friend Nick Rosman joined Silas to talk about the holiday classic film, It’s A Wonderful Life. Available in Video and an audio-only podcast. See links below. The Film – It’s – A Wonderful LIfe “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a heartwarming 1946 Christmas film directed by Frank Capra, with a runtime of approximately 130 minutes. […]

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Review: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2023)PG-13  ‧ DC Superhero / Action  ‧ 2 Hours 4 Minutes Written by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick Directed by James Wan THE CAST  Jason Mamoa, Patrick Wilson, Amber Heard, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Randall Park, Dolph Lundgren, Temuera Morrison, Martin Short, and Nicole Kidman.  THE STORY (In their own words). After failing […]

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Review: The Color Purple (2023)

The Color Purple (2023)PG-13  ‧ Musical Drama ‧ 2 Hours 20 MinutesWritten by Marcus GardleyDirected by  Blitz Bazawule THE CAST Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Halle Bailey, Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, and Fantasia Barrino in her film debut as Celie. THE STORY (In their own words). Torn apart from her sister and […]

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Review: The Iron Claw

The Iron Claw (2023)R  ‧ Drama/Wrestling Biopic ‧ 132 Minutes Written by Sean Durkin Directed by Sean Durkin THE CAST Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, Harris Dickinson, Stanley Simons, Maura Tierney, with Holt McCallany and Lily James THE STORY (In their own words). The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history […]

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Review: Next Goal Wins

Next Goal Wins (2023)PG-13  ‧ Sports Biopic/Comedy/Drama ‧ 1 Hours 44 MinutesWritten by Taika Waititi and Iain MorrisBased on the Documentary Next Goal Wins Directed by Taika Waititi THE CAST  Michael Fassbender as Rongen, alongside Oscar Kightley, Kaimana, David Fane, Rachel House, Beulah Koale, Will Arnett, and Elisabeth Moss. THE STORY (In their own words). A […]

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