A comedy-drama, King Rat examines the possibility that years after graduation - whether it's ten years or thirty - we may be stuck with the same issues we had before crossing that stage at commencement.
Lauren Ashley Carter
A couple suspects that their McMansion might be haunted. In actuality, the ghost is a 30 year-old failure who has occupied vacant rooms for years without their knowledge. So begins an ... See full summary »
The lifelong dreams of becoming a successful artist at home in Chicago have begun to crumble around Olympia Welles. As the dust settles, she finds herself with a mounting pile of debt, an eviction notice, a dying mother and a best friend moving to New York. Now Felix, her partner in crime and love of her life, proposes a hand in marriage and asks her to start a new life in California. The path to modern day adulthood is daunting and Olympia needs to figure out how it all works.
This is the second film I have seen with McKenzie Chinn (Animator being the other), and I have to say that McKenzie has real depth and potency to her acting ability. As an artist myself, I sense that she too is an artist, aside from acting of course, and I say this because like, say, a painter, she works with and "melds color" on canvas as well as she conveys emotion on screen. This film made my spirit feel buoyant as I watched it, and overall I enjoyed the "film journey" I made with the main characters. The music was spot on, and the cinematography and directing was sharp, smooth, and had "the real feel." Finally, as an added bonus, I got to see my home town of Chicago shine on screen.
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