Reviews in a line or two: Keith, Daddy’s Girl and Girl in Progress

Keith (2008) IMDb synopsis: “17-year-old Natalie thinks she’s got it all figured out until she falls for a guy who has nothing to lose.” Dir. Todd Kessler; Written by Kessler and David Zabel Starring Elisabeth Harnois and Jesse McCartney Keith is a bit lifetime-y and has sometimes been described as a gender-reversed version of A Walk to Remember, but don’t let that deter you: I … Continue reading Reviews in a line or two: Keith, Daddy’s Girl and Girl in Progress

Period Film: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

Miss Pettigrew (Frances McDormand) is a somewhat frumpy, middle-aged London governess who has just lost her job. When the agency fails to help her find a new position, Miss Pettigrew takes matters into her own hands by stealing a client’s card from a desk and showing up at the client’s doorstep. Upon arrival at what will hopefully be her new place of employment, Miss Pettigrew … Continue reading Period Film: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)