Call Your Mother

Bella Breakdown Your mom has likely been the core of your world or the bane of your existence at one point or another while growing up. It’s not an uncommon thing to have a complicated dynamic with your mom, especially if you’re playing the role of daughter. Let’s face it sons, you just don’t clash as much with mom as we do. The 2017 film, “Lady Bird” might have hit the nail on the head of this arduous relationship, depicting the struggles between a strong willed mom and her equally willed daughter. Speaking as both a daughter and a...

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So You Want To Be An Actor?

“When I Decided To Become An Actor, They Weren’t Too Happy” Actor Benicio del Torro could be considered the kingpin for award nominations, as nearly every notable role played by this powerhouse actor has nabbed him an Academy Award nomination, BAFTA nomination, Screen Actors Guild win… the list goes on and on. So for all you aspiring actors or actresses out there, you’re probably wondering where he got his start. Jamie Foxx delves deep into The Sicario actor’s past in the latest “Off Script” interview. “When I decided to become an actor, they were not too happy” says del...

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Selena Gomez’s Horror Instagram Teaser

    Bella Breakdown Selena Gomez is going back into acting, but this will not be anything resembling a Disney production. She teased her new role in a short horror film A Love Story. The short horror film was shot featuring Gomez with her friend and Petra Collins was the video director. During the launch party for the fragrance Gucci Bloom the director told Vanity Fair that she wanted to create a horror film with Gomez. Some of the pictures an clips from the short film on Instagram shows the creepy nature of the film, with many of her...

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How One Movie Can Strengthen The Relationship With Your Family

Bella Breakdown Not everyone would take family advice from a movie, but when a title is 99% certified fresh on RottenTomatoes, the lessons might be worth listening to. I went into Lady Bird with no idea what the film’s actual plot was, and I exited speechless, contemplating if I should call my mother right then and there just to say “I love you.” Saoirse Ronan stars as the self-proclaimed and titular Lady Bird, a name the character has given herself as she endures the rebellious phase all teenagers proclaim in high school. Her mother, Marion is a nurse. Her...

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The Power Of (Ocean’s) 8

Bella Breakdown Ocean’s 8, coming to theaters rightfully on June 8th, is the embodiment of female power. The star studded cast includes Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, and Cate Blanchett. So what’s it like to work on a film with such a powerful cast of women? Anne Hathaway says that she felt “safe” being amongst women that helped her perform her best work. Amidst all of the scandals in Hollywood, it’s great to see women standing together instead of fearing the workplace. Mindy Kaling could immediately feel the difference being amongst...

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