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Brittany Witherspoon

I am a Scientist by day and a pop culture enthusiast by night. I love sports, writing, reading comic books, and watching movies. But most importantly, I love spending time with people :)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Review

Director: Marielle Heller Starring: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson and Chris Cooper Cinematographer: Jody Lee Lipes The day was November 1, 1988 – when Tom Junod’s historical article debuted on Esquire Magazine’s front page within the heroes category. The piece, titled Can You Say… “Hero”?, was […]

Charlie’s Angels (2019) – Review

Director: Elizabeth Banks Starring: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Ballinski, and Elizabeth Banks Cinematographer: Bill Pope A new generation of Charlie’s Angels is here – to protect the vulnerable and show that women, when we use our multitude of skills, can get any job done. It’s a concept […]

Last Christmas – Review

Director: Paul Feig Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, and Michelle Yeoh Cinematographer: John Schwartzman Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) join forces in hopes of bringing Christmas cheer this holiday season from an unlikely source. In Paul Feig’s romantic comedy, Last […]

Marriage Story – Review: A Devastating Look at Broken Love

Director: Noah Baumbach Starring: Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson Cinematographer: Robbie Ryan Divorce can be incredibly messy. There are no ifs, ands or buts about that. And when a child is involved in the mix, things can become even more hectic. In Noah Baumbach’s latest American dramedy, Marriage […]

Knives Out is Nonstop Murder Mystery Fun

Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Ana de Armas, Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Don Johnson, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, and Christopher Plummer Cinematographer: Steve Yedlin Murder Mystery. Black Comedy. Thriller. Drama. Tragedy. These are all genres Rian Johnson’s latest feature dabbles […]

Ordinary Love is An Extraordinary Tale of Survival

Directors: Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn Starring: Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson Writer: Owen McCafferty For many people, finding a partner to experience life with would be a privilege and joy. But what happens when life is interrupted with unexpected tragedy and/or illness- disrupting all tranquility and […]

Zombieland: Double Tap Reminds Us Why its Predecessor is So Great

Director: Ruben Fleischer Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin, Emma Stone, Rosario Dawson, Luke Wilson, and Zoey Deutch Cinematographer: Chung Chung-hoon Whenever a film does well in terms of both critical reception and box office, studios consider that an all-around win. At times, it can even lead […]

Greener Grass – Review: A Hysterical Take on Disturbia

Directors: Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe Starring: Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe, Beck Bennett, and Neil Casey Cinematographer: Lowell A. Meyer Imagine a world of endless pleasantries, where everyone is aggressively nice, and the weird and unexplained are the norms. In Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe’s feature directorial debut, […]

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