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ESTA’S BEST FILMS OF 2022

These movies gave me joy, moments of wonder, inspiration, sadness, and entertainment. Since I consider myself eclectic, these films reflect me. They are in no particular order. 🤩


PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISHReviewed by Tarush Mohanti

Oh, my heart…who doesn’t love swashbuckling adventures and huge cat eyes? Fun for the whole family. 


BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVERReviewed by Eli Brumfield

A heartbreaking tribute to the elephant in the room… grief and all its many tentacles. 


GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY – reviewed by Eli Brumfield

I am a mystery nut. This was funny and very fast-paced. A breathless, murderous “who done it.”

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON – reviewed by Tarush Mohanti

Sweet…thoughtful…smart…and at times profound. 


RRR Reviewed by Aaron Goldstein

Just two words… “NAATU NAATU.”


TOP GUN: MAVERICKReviewed by Eli Brumfield

Two more words…”Tom Cruise.”


GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE

What a brave soul Emma Thompson is! This film is dedicated to women everywhere over a certain age. 


EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE reviewed by Jami Losurdo

A unique and quirky look at life. This film kept you on your toes and was over the top with unexpected scenarios. 

Esta Rosevear

Esta Rosevear has been a Theatre Arts teacher and director for 35+ years, published Children’s author of the Rebecca series, and is passionate about playing her violin, walking, gardening, and reading murder mysteries.

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