Under the leadership of child-fearing, type A, borderline alcoholic, “Annie” (Melanie Lynskey), four couples return to a sprawling childhood summer home for a weekend away. But the weekend getaway is actually an artful guise for a marital intervention the group has planned for one of the couples. As tensions run high, friendships are tested and… Continue reading THE INTERVENTION


Directed and co-written by Maïwenn, My King (Mon Roi) depicts the turbulent story of a woman, who has just begun rehabilitation after a terrible skiing accident, and is now completely dependent on the doctors, nurses, and staff at the center while she heals. With nothing but time on her hands, and excruciating work ahead of her,… Continue reading MY KING


Written by Ayesha DeVitre and director Shakun Batra, Kapoor and Sons is an entertaining Indian drama about family, love, and loss…with a good few laughs thrown in for good measure of course! Two estranged brothers, who are opposites in almost every way, find themselves both back home again when a family health scare demands their… Continue reading KAPOOR AND SONS


Filmmakers Laura Terruso and Michael Showalter bring us a wonderfully crafted romantic comedy about a 60-something year old woman who falls for her much younger coworker. Hello, My Name is Doris is clever, moving, and wonderfully acted. Do yourself a favor and don’t miss this film! (JEP: 4.5/5) Review by Contributing Editor Jessica E. Perry… Continue reading HELLO MY NAME IS DORIS


From screenwriters Dana Verde, Brandon Broussard, and Gary Hardwick comes The Perfect Match, a haphazard attempt at a watchable romantic comedy. “Charlie” (Terrence Jenkins) is your typical playboy who insists that love just isn’t for him. That is, until he meets the beautiful “Eva” (Cassie Ventura). But even for a playboy, love is never easy.… Continue reading THE PERFECT MATCH


Written and directed by Diane Bell, Bleeding Heart is a small story with big moments, portraying the lengths one will go to for family, even family you just met. “May” (Jessica Biel) meets her long lost sister “Shiva” (Zosia Mamet) and the two quickly grow close. But when Shiva’s abusive boyfriend begins to threaten Shiva’s… Continue reading BLEEDING HART