Annalea Thompson

Elsa Thompson

Elsa Anne Ekenstierna came to Marietta in September of 1952, a blue-eyed and bushytailed native of Roselle, New Jersey, prepared to start her college education....

Film Review: Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin begins the way it eventually ends - with quiet, panning shots around an empty house. At least you think it's empty. Then the camera falls on the shoul...

Film Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson's films have always both impressed and inspired me. Although with the offbeat humor and often times dark subject matter, you could say they aren't for everyone. However, I would certainly say they have always been for me. Anderson's newe...

Frances Ha

Late one evening, restless and unable to get to sleep (this happens more often than I’d like, particularly when there’s a full moon), I thought to myself, β€œI ne...

Dallas Buyers Club

There are a few times in your filmgoing lifetime, a few rare experiences, where you catch a glimpse of a performance that completely blows you away. If it is tr...

Annalea Thompson

Author

Annalea Thompson is a former Marietta resident who now resides in Chicago, Illinois. She is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, and currently works as a paralegal in the Chicago Loop. Annalea is an avid film and concert-goer.

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