Juliana Purnell

After obtaining a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts, Juliana Purnell has enjoyed a successful acting career, working within theme parks, businesses, and on film sets. She has also taken on crew roles, both in film and theatrical productions. When Juliana isn't working, she enjoys watching movies of all genres at the cinema, writing, and playing with Samson, her pomeranian.

Review: A Ghost Story

By Juliana Purnell / June 20, 2017 /

Distributor: A24 Director: David Lowery Writers: David Lowery Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara Composers: Daniel Hart Genre: Drama, fantasy, romance Rating: R After completing the big-budgeted, live remake of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon, David Lowery returns to the indie film circuit to craft a story that expresses his own artistic desires, free from the influence of…

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Review: Brigsby Bear

By Juliana Purnell / June 11, 2017 /

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics Director: Dave McCary Writers: Kevin Costello, Kyle Mooney Starring: Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Claire Danes, Greg Kinnear, Andy Samberg Composers: David Wingo Genre: Drama, comedy, parody Rating: PG-13 Kyle Mooney, from Saturday Night Live, teams up with two of his childhood friends (Dave McCary and Kevin Costello) to finally craft this…

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Review: Churchill

By Juliana Purnell / May 18, 2017 /

Distributor: Cohen Media Group Director: Jonathan Teplitzky Writers: Alex von Tunzelmann Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery Genre: Biography, drama, war Rating: PG Recognize that face? That’s actor Brian Cox, though geeks may remember him as William Stryker from X-Men 2. With an impressive list of roles under his belt, Cox now takes on one…

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Review: I Am Heath Ledger

By Juliana Purnell / May 12, 2017 /

Distributor: Spike TV, Network Entertainment Director: Adrian Buitenhuis, Derik Murray Writer: Hart Snider Starring: Heath Ledger, Naomi Watts, Ang Lee, Ben Mendelsohn Genre: Documentary – biography Rating: Not Rated Even before The Dark Knight was screened in cinemas, news spread of Heath Ledger’s legendary portrayal of the iconic villain, the Joker. From heart-throb to respected character actor, and now…

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Review: Snatched

By Juliana Purnell / May 12, 2017 /

Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Director: Jonathan Levine Writers: Katie Dippold Starring: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn Composers: Chris Bacon, Theodore Shapiro Genre: Action, Comedy Rating: R If you think you haven’t seen Goldie Hawn in a while, then you’re right! The actress hasn’t starred in a role since The Banger Sisters in 2002. Since then, Hawn…

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