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No Travel Ban on Laughter (Standup Comedy Review: “Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark”)

Trevor Noah’s new special spans the globe, proving once again there’s no accent he can’t conquer . . . or is it colonize? Continue Reading →


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The Reluctant Partner (Film Review: “Me, Myself and Her”)

An intelligent, character-driven film about a middle-aged same-sex couple in the Eternal City in which one partner may not be playing for keeps. Continue Reading →


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Frozen in Translation (Film Review: “Journey to Greenland”)

Two Frenchmen, a remote village on the arctic ice, polar bears and seal eyes, and family redefined make up the gentle and genial Journey to Greenland. Continue Reading →


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A Nun’s Gothic Revival (Film Review: “Little Sister”)

An offbeat comedy about a young nun’s visit home as the catalyst for confronting her dysfunctional family as well as challenging her vocational calling, Little Sister is as peculiar as it is moving. Continue Reading →


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Misfit Angels of Movement (Series Review: “The OA”)

A blind woman, missing for seven years, returns as mysteriously as she disappeared, bringing with her a strange tale that entangles five strangers into a complex secret pact. Meet The OA. Continue Reading →


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Reborn Free (Documentary Review: “Martin Clunes & A Lion Called Mugie”)

Who could forget the moving, true story of Elsa in Born Free? One tragedy and many decades later, meet Mugie, the future generation’s hope for a lion habitat resurrected from the ashes of George Adamson’s dream. Continue Reading →


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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 →