Stephen Sondheim

The main cast of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery pose by a swimming pool

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is utterly delightful

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is utterly delightful. It’s light and fun, full of humor, murder, satire, slapstick, and glamour. The cast is having as much fun with the material as the viewers. The original Knives Out was very good. This is even better.

Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort in West Side Story

Review: West Side Story, the old is new again

West Side Story reached streamers HBO Max and Disney+, which was my cue to watch it! Finally! I watched the original film version of West Side Story several times in theaters when Rita Moreno and I were both young women. I expect to see this 2021 version more than once as well. I do appreciate a musical.

Scarlett Johansson, Azhy Robertson, and Adam Driver in Marriage Story

Review: Marriage Story

Marriage Story features brilliant performances from Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson. The film explores the American way of divorce and how it damages a couple who want to be good parents and friends when it’s over. This is a sad story, know that going in. It’s painful to witness. However, it’s ultimately full of hope. There are a few spoilers …

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Catherine Deneuve and Nemo Schiffman in On My Way

Brain Dump: A Wife’s Nightmare, Annie, On My Way, Into the Woods

It’s time for a brain dump. My brain is teeming with thoughts about this and that – mostly movies I watched over the holidays. Short thoughts. Thoughts so short that combining them into one post seems like a grand idea.

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