Not My Daughter Too (Movie Review: “Dukhtar”)

A stirring drama from Pakistan about a mother’s desperate mission to protect her young daughter from a tribal marriage at age ten. And no, this is not a period piece; it’s today. Continue Reading →


A Laugh & A Coffee To Go (Series Review: “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”)

If your Holiday Wish List includes Laughter, Luxury Sports Cars, and a good cup of Joe, look no further than Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Continue Reading →


Still Playing for The Blood (Series Review: “Mozart in the Jungle, Season 3”)

Mozart in the Jungle’s new season is pure Joy, set against the backdrop of Venice’s Grand Canal and Broadway’s Canyon of Heroes. It’s so worth the wait. Continue Reading →


Uncorking the Fraud of the Century (Documentary Review: “Sour Grapes”)

‘Tis the Season to Drink & be Merry. . . until you realize that priceless bottle of Burgundy was mixed up in somebody’s kitchen sink. Continue Reading →


Marital Arrangements -or- Why Can’t Husbands Be Like Furniture? (Film Review: “Love & Friendship”)

A lesser known Austen comedy of manners is stingingly adapted to the screen, making a mockery of marriage in aristocratic Georgian England. Watch out, those verbal barbs are sharp! Continue Reading →


Springing Santa (Film Review: “Get Santa”)

An instant holiday classic that proves even jolly St. Nick can have a rap sheet. And that reindeer communicate in the darndest way.

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The Weight of Gold (Series Review: “The Crown”)

Our insatiable thirst for stories about British aristocracy (post Downton Abbey) will finally be quenched in this lush, magnificent series recounting the epic life and times of Queen Elizabeth II. Continue Reading →