Review: Luke Cage

Sweet Christmas but Luke Cage is good. This Marvel comic book come to life is dramatic theater and thrilling action. It’s populated with thoughtful goodness and evil greed. It’s a love song to Harlem, black history, and black lives matter. There are some spoilers ahead, so beware. Continue reading “Review: Luke Cage”

Review: Like Sunday Like Rain

Like Sunday, Like Rain begins and ends with long stretches of dialog free music. The same melancholy strains of a cello take us into and out of this story about a young woman and a 12 year old boy who share a few weeks one summer and change each other forever.

The film synopsis is, “Surrounded by wealth and living with abundant resources in Manhattan, 12-year-old cello prodigy Reggie, lives a solitary life lacking only frequently absent parents and friends. Estranged from family, having slacker boyfriend troubles, and fired from her waitressing job, sometimes musician 23-year-old Eleanor needs a new place to live and a new job.” Continue reading “Review: Like Sunday Like Rain”