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Mace & Crown | March 24, 2017

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Monarch Movie Minute Archives * Page 2 of 2 * Mace & Crown

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Colonia,’ ‘Me Him Her’ and ‘Sky’

September 23, 2016 |

<h5>Tyler Passarge

Staff Writer</h5>

 

‘Colonia’ (2015) | NR | 110 min. | 🎬🎬🎬🎬

When her activist boyfriend is captured by the Cuban military and sent to a coup to be imprisoned and tortured, Lena (Emma Watson) takes it upon herself to infiltrate the … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Ava’s Possessions,’ ‘Cronies’ and ‘Manson Family Vacation’

September 15, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge

Contributing Writer

‘Ava’s Possessions’ (2015) | R | 89 min. | 🎬🎬

In the aftermath of her demonic possession, Ava (Louisa Krause) finds her life in shambles. Ava’s boyfriend, friends and family have all distanced themselves for fear over everything she … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘The Invitation,’ ‘Moonwalkers’ and ‘Night Owls’

September 9, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge Contributing Writer

‘The Invitation’ (2015) | NR | 99 min. | 🎬🎬🎬🎬 

After two years of estrangement caused by a tragedy, Will (Logan Marshall-Green) receives an invitation from his ex-wife, Eden (Tammy Blanchard), and her new husband for … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Bad Roomies,’ ‘Of Mind and Music’ and ‘Band of Robbers’

June 20, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

Bad Roomies (2015) | Unrated | 93 min. | 🎬

 

When best friends and long-time roommates Bobby (“The Sandlot’s” Patrick Renna) and Raymond (Tommy Savas) suddenly find themselves down a roomie, the fowl-mouthed pair begin their search for … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Ten Thousand Saints,’ ‘Hell and Back’ and ‘Ayanda and the Mechanic’

April 19, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘Ten Thousand Saints’ (2015) | R | 113 min. | 🎬🎬🎬🎬

Based on Eleanor Henderson’s 2011 novel, “Ten Thousand Saints” transports viewers back to 1980s New England where a young Jude Keffy-Horn (Asa Butterfield) learns from his matter-of-fact, … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Lila & Eve,’ ‘Brotherly Love’ and ‘Safelight’

April 15, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘Lila & Eve’ (2015) | R | 84 min. | 🎬🎬🎬

Her teenage son tragically died in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting. The police have no leads and don’t even recognize her face. With the help … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘A Ballerina’s Tale,’ ‘Meet My Valentine’ and ‘Two Wrongs’

April 9, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘A Ballerina’s Tale’ (2015) | Not rated | 83 min. | 🎬🎬🎬

In 2015, at the age of 32, child prodigy and world-renowned dancer Misty Copeland became the first African-American principle performer in the American Ballet Theater. Copeland … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: Out of My Hand, Man Up and PlantPure Nation

April 2, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘Out of My Hand’ (2015) | Unrated | 87 min. | 🎬🎬🎬🎬

Cisco’s (Bishop Blay) work on a latex plantation in Liberia is simple but hard. Every morning before the sun rises, he walks several miles to a … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: This Isn’t Funny, Dope and Piku

March 25, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘This Isn’t Funny’ (2015) | Unrated | 86 min. | 🎬🎬🎬

They met by accident—no, literally. When Jamie Thompson (Paul Ashton) crashed his bike into Eliot Anderson’s (Katie Page) car, it wasn’t exactly love at first … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘People Places Things,’ ‘Kung Fury’ and ‘Uncle John’

February 27, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘People Places Things’ (2015) | R | 85 min. | 🎬🎬🎬

When Will Henry, struggling artist and all-around nice guy, walks in on the mother of his twin girls undressing another man, the realization that their once blissful … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Tangerine,’ ‘Harbinger Down’ and ‘Little Boy’

February 14, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘Tangerine’ (2015) | R | 88 min. | 🎬🎬🎬🎬

After a 28-day stint in jail, transgender sex worker Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the streets of Hollywood. It’s Christmas Eve, and she and her best friend … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘World of Tomorrow,’ ‘Chloe and Theo’ and ‘Slow Learners’

February 10, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

‘World of Tomorrow’ (2015) | Unrated | 17 min. | 🎬🎬🎬🎬🎬

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film and winner of 25 other awards worldwide, “World of Tomorrow” is the touching and cerebral story of … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘The Overnight,’ ‘How to Change the World’ and ‘Circle’

January 23, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer

‘The Overnight’ (2015) | R | 79 min. | 🎬🎬🎬

You know that awkward moment when someone regifts you a candle or a pair of socks and you have to pretend to not be totally offended? “The Overnight” … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Frank,’ ‘Fruitvale Station’ and ‘The Skeleton Twins’

January 17, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer

‘Frank’ (2014) 🎬🎬🎬🎬

Meet Frank. Frank’s not okay. Starring Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal, this quirky dark comedy chronicles the experimental rock band Soronprfbs’ … Read More