Snapshot Review “Loving”

Snapshot Review
   First, the Recap: True love knows no color. It is 1958, and in Caroline County, Virginia, white bricklayer/construction worker Richard Loving (Joel Edgerton) makes what was to become a nation-altering choice–marrying the love of his life, African-American Mildred (Ruth Negga)–who is also pregnant with his child.  Unable to perform the ceremony in Virginia due ...

Snapshot Review “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk”

Snapshot Review
   First, the Recap: Back from his most recent deployment and being heralded as a hero, American solider Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn) joins his fellow company members on a victory tour of the U.S..  His commander, Dime (Garrett Hedlund), strives to keep the men behaving properly while struggling to put the entire tour in perspective for them ...

Snapshot Review “Allied”

Snapshot Review
   First, the Recap: In the heat of war, what emphasis is placed on loyalty and betrayal, much less love?  In 1942, intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) has a deadly mission to carry out. As part of a duo, the other being French Resistance fighter Marianne (Marion Cotillard), the two complete their task and ultimately ...

Snapshot Review “Rules Don’t Apply”

Snapshot Review
   First, the Recap: Love can be a fickle, quirky thing. Sometimes, we just cannot explain why some things work and others don’t when it comes to matters of the heart.  In 1964 Hollywood, the media awaits with anticipation to receive a live broadcast phone call from eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty) refuting a ...