Cyrano Redux (Film Review: “The Half of It”)

A literate coming of age story that puts a modern spin on the Cyrano Love Triangle. Add social media and stir. Continue Reading →


The 11 Minute Gap (Series Review: “The Trial”)

A driven prosecutor in Northern Italy can’t turn down a murder investigation, even when every ounce of common sense tells her she should. Continue Reading →


Something’s Fishy (Film Review: “Blow the Man Down”)

Murder isn’t the only secret in a tiny fishing village in coastal Maine, where two sisters realize just how messy a cover-up can get. Continue Reading →


Take the Shot (Film Review: “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter”)

A charming coming of age comedy about a self-promoting, outdoorsman Dad desperate to imprint his passion for hunting onto his adolescent son. And the companion video won’t hurt his business, either. Continue Reading →


The Shackles of Faith (Series Review: “Unorthodox”)

The best-selling memoir of a young woman’s escape from her Hasidic Brooklyn community is loosely adapted for the small screen. The result: an unapologetic and scathing indictment of the culture. Continue Reading →


Catching Evil (Series Review: “The Outsider”)

A more poignant darkness prevails in this disturbing series, adapted from a novel by the master himself, Stephen King Continue Reading →


Payback is a Bitch (Film Review: “Haywire”)

A finely tuned female fighting machine wages a 1-woman war on the secret government contractor who betrayed her. . . and anyone else who stands in her way. Continue Reading →