Category : Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews / Personal Reviews - 1 month ago

Neil Simon: 1927-2018

One of the most essential New York playwrights of the 20th century, Neil Simon, passed away today from complications from pneumonia& at the age of 91. If you don’t know the name, you certainly know the work, and the dozens of writers inspired by...

Movie Reviews / Personal Reviews - 1 month ago

The Happytime Murders

If you feel that the contemporary cinema isn’t serving up enough dirty-talking puppets to suit your proclivities and tastes, have I got a movie for you. “The Happytime Murders,” directed by Brian Henson under the aegis of a production company called...

Movie Reviews / Personal Reviews - 1 month ago

What Keeps You Alive

Colin Minihan’s tense thriller “What Keeps You Alive” takes the old adage of “You never know who you’ll fall in love with” and twists it into a horrifying relationship nightmare. Under the influence of a youthful and lovestruck naivete, it can be eas...

Movie Reviews / Personal Reviews - 1 month ago

Support the Girls

Finding empathy in yourself requires thinking about the lives of those around you—why they made certain choices, the cost of those choices, the weight or lightness of them and what’s likely to come next. To experience empathy is to understand a...

Movie Reviews / Personal Reviews - 1 month ago

America to Me

Steve James’ “America to Me” is a momentous achievement, both a statement on where we are right now in terms of race and how we need to work together to get somewhere better. As he has with films like “Hoop Dreams,” “Life Itself,” and “Abacus: Small...