Kid Sister/Sleuth (Film Review: “Enola Holmes”)

A charming, adventure-filled Feminist reimagining of the Sherlock Holmes legend, about the brilliant kid sister whose destiny is the family business. Continue Reading →


The Memory of Love (Film Review: “Live Twice, Love Once”)

A respected professor and grandfather who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s sets out on a road trip to find the woman he’s always loved, before he forgets who she is. Continue Reading →


The Chief’s Daughter (Film Review: “Lionheart”)

A heartwarming generational story about a Nigerian family’s efforts to hold onto their transportation business, against all odds. Continue Reading →


The Obedient Son (Film Review: “The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch”)

A funny and touching story about a nice Orthodox Jewish boy who breaks his Yiddish mother’s heart by falling head over heels for a hot shiksa. True Love or Recipe for Disaster? Continue Reading →


We’re All Ridiculous (Film Review: “What We Did on Our Holiday”)

An instant favorite about an eccentric young family in turmoil and their annual holiday in the Scottish Highlands with a wise and hilarious grandfather on the eve of his milestone birthday. Continue Reading →


The Woman Behind the Man (Film Review: “Mr. & Mrs. Adelman”)

A captivating and dizzying chronicle of one literary marriage over a 45 year time span, according to rival husband vs. wife narrators. Is the Truth somewhere in-between? Continue Reading →


Listening In (Film Review: “The Lives of Others”)

A timely and tautly wound Cold War drama about the perils of independent thought in East Germany, where privacy is never assumed and no one can be trusted. Continue Reading →