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 →


Feel the Burn (Film Review: “Results”)

A peculiar post-modern love story – of sorts – set in the offbeat world of fitness training. Strangely involving. Continue Reading →


It’s All in the Data (Documentary Review: “The Great Hack”)

The shocking truth behind the biggest manipulation of data in the history of mankind. And this is just the tipping point. 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 →


Sleeping Beauties (Documentary Review: “Life Overtakes Me”)

A bizarre medical phenomenon hitting children of immigrant refugee families in Sweden (and beyond), in which they slowly detach from the world to the point of a slumber from which they cannot awaken. Continue Reading →


Die Another Day (Series Review: “Russian Doll”)

Gallows humor goes down neat like a shot of tequila with a cocaine chaser in this ultra black comedy about a foul-mouthed, hard drinking woman who keeps on dying in horrifying ways. Could it be her own Karma that’s causing this existential nightmare? Continue Reading →


The Honeymoon Whodunnit (Film Review: “Murder Mystery”)

Jennifer Anniston and Adam Sandler dish out all the tropes in this comic romp that plays like an Agathie Christie/Clue mashup set against a sparkling Mediterranean setting. An easy watch to welcome in Summer. Continue Reading →