Big Brother (Film Review: “The Giant”)

A strangely beautiful story of two brothers whose efforts to capitalize on the deformity of one, launches them on a peculiar and heartbreaking quest for independence. Continue Reading →


Be Careful What You Wish For (Film Review: “It’s A Wonderful Life”)

The one, the only holiday movie you’ll every truly need, proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that Life is always worth living and no man is alone if he truly has Friends. Continue Reading →


Nice Jewish Girls (Film Review: “Disobedience”)

Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz show what a low simmer feels like in the lesbian potboiler Disobedience, about two Jewish women whose past comes back to shatter the pacts they’ve made with themselves since the turbulent love affair of their youths. Continue Reading →


Snow-Blind Revenge (Film Review: “In Order of Disappearance”)

Imagine a snowy mashup of Fargo and Taken and you still won’t top the body count in the Norwegian revenge-thriller-comedy, In Order of Disappearance. SnapShot Plot The always interesting Stellan Skarsgård and his prop du … Continue Reading →


Wedding Jitters (Film Review: “On Chesil Beach”)

Saoirse Ronan shines in a portrait of two young souls meant to be together, but for the sexual pressures and societal expectations which threaten to tear them apart. Continue Reading →


Second Acts (Series Review: “The Kominsky Method”)

Instantly addictive, The Kominsky Method proves that some talents just get better with age. Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin charm in this new series about an acting teacher and his agent. Continue Reading →


If These Walls Could Talk (Film Review: “Blind Date”)

An entertaining amuse bouche of a comedy about opposites attracting, sight unseen. And about ‘good walls making good neighbors’ . . . sort of. Continue Reading →