Posts by Amanda Nolan

Amanda Nolan

About The Author

Amanda Nolan earned her English B.A. in Los Angeles and currently lives just south in Orange County. She has contributed to Sound & Picture, Entertainment Voice, and art publications Altered Couture and Somerset Studio. She loves film, live music, yoga, and brunching with the girls.
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Movie Review: ‘Morgan’

An artificial human may or may not be the enemy in the dark suspense film "Morgan." Amanda Nolan reviews...

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Interview: Yorgos Lanthimos on Creating ‘The Lobster’

Innovative director Yorgos Lanthimos shares insights about his latest creation, "The Lobster."

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Interview: Ariane Labed Talks ‘The Lobster’

Screenpicks talks with actress Ariane Labed about love, working with her director husband, and the strange, visceral world of "The Lobster."

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Interview: Anna Axster on Her Feature Film Debut, ‘A Country Called Home’

Director Anna Axster talks with ScreenPicks about her new Texas drama, "A Country Called Home."

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Interview: Greta Gerwig on ‘Mistress America’

One of Hollywood's freshest voices, Greta Gerwig, talks about being a filmmaker, the ethics of writing about real life, and her latest film, "Mistress America."

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Interview: Noah Baumbach Discusses ‘Mistress America’

Acclaimed director Noah Baumbach discusses his writing process, influences, and latest film, "Mistress America."

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Movie Review: ‘Mistress America’

Director Noah Baumbach and star Greta Gerwig's latest "Mistress America," about soon-to-be sisters in New York, is a delightful summer treat.

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Review: Serena – A Lumbering Disappointment

Cooper and Lawrence pair up again as a timber empire power couple during the Depression. Despite its red-hot stars, Serena fails to spark.

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Movie Review: Still Life

Eddie Marsan superbly plays a humble English worker who works with the dead but learns about life in this beautiful and moving film.

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Movie Review: “Are You Here”: What Happened Matthew Weiner?

Mad Men fans will be disappointed with Matthew Weiner's feature film debut. Owen Wilson and Zach Galifanakis star as lifelong friends trying to make sense of life after a funeral.

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Movie Review: ‘A Long Way Down’

Four strangers form an unlikely bond when they meet trying to commit suicide at the same place and time in the dark comedy, A Long Way Down.

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Review: ‘The Big Ask’

The Big Ask doesn't fully succeed as a straightforward comedy, but this offbeat indie film set in the desert does take a couple of heartfelt and surprising turns.

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Interview: David Krumholtz

Amanda Nolan interviews versatile actor David Krumholtz on his latest film, The Big Ask.

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Review: ‘Walk of Shame’ Limps Along as a Comedy

Elizabeth Banks is effervescent as a comedic lead, but Walk of Shame fizzles out on laughs.

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Interview: ‘Cesar Chavez’ Director Diego Luna

Amanda Nolan sits down with actor and director Diego Luna to discuss his latest film, Cesar Chavez.

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