Review: The Healer

The Healer is a fantasy about a man with the power to heal people simply by being around them. This film is streaming on Netflix.

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A Classic: Hud

Hud, a classic from 1963, is streaming on Hulu. My memory of seeing this film in 1963 is fuzzy. I only recall how beautiful and sexy Paul Newman was, and how much I loved Patricia Neal.

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Review: Empire Falls

The novel Empire Falls by Richard Russo is one of the best novels I’ve ever read. The book was rich, detailed, full of memorable characters and built to an exciting climax. Adapting that to a 2-part TV mini-series must have been a daunting project. Richard Russo wrote the screenplay himself.  Continue reading “Review: Empire Falls”

Review: A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods stars Robert Redford as the writer Bill Bryson. His hiking buddy Katz is played by Nick Nolte. Also featured in the film are Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal.  Continue reading “Review: A Walk in the Woods”