Coming-Through-The-Rye-FEAT

In Search of Holden Caulfield (Film Review: “Coming Through the Rye”)

The true story of the high school boy who knocked on J.D. Salinger’s door in 1969 after running away from boarding school. Meeting his literary hero was only part of the journey. Continue Reading →


siege of jadotvilleFEAT

The Fighting Irish in Congo (Film Review: “The Siege of Jadotville”)

The true life David & Goliath story of an Irish battalion sent to Congo on a peacekeeping mission for the United Nations in 1961. Attacked by Congolese loyalists and French mercenaries and outnumbered 20-to-1, not a single Irish soldier lost his life in the 5-day battle. Continue Reading →


THE-SALVATION-FEAT1

Nordic Noir Goes West (Film Review: “The Salvation”)

Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green reunite in a gripping Danish homage to the Hollywood Western which – built on Revenge – rings both silent and furious. Continue Reading →


magnusFEAT

When Norway Captured India’s King (Documentary Review: “Magnus”)

The fascinating story of Norway’s wunderkind grandmaster, Magnus Carlsen, known throughout the world as The Mozart of Chess. From toddler days to the 2013 world championship that became a David & Goliath showdown for world dominance, it’s as much a story about genius as about the bonds of family. Continue Reading →


trevor noah afraid darkFEAT

No Travel Ban on Laughter (Standup Comedy Review: “Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark”)

Trevor Noah’s new special spans the globe, proving once again there’s no accent he can’t conquer . . . or is it colonize? Continue Reading →


memyselfandher-FEAT

The Reluctant Partner (Film Review: “Me, Myself and Her”)

An intelligent, character-driven film about a middle-aged same-sex couple in the Eternal City in which one partner may not be playing for keeps. Continue Reading →


swiss-army-manFEAT

Flatlined, Flatulent & Forgotten (Film Review: “Swiss Army Man”)

In a movie that defies every parent’s warning never to play with dead things, Swiss Army Man proves that corpses are people, too. Continue Reading →