Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood sounds from the title like it should be about Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. It’s really about how Fred Rogers influenced the life of Esquire Magazine writer Lloyd Vogel.
Review: The Post
The Post taps into the modern political situation like it was 1971. I don’t know how filmmakers tap into the zeitgeist of a particular moment with films like The Post that take months or years to make, but they do it again and again.
Watch This: Trailer for The Post
Are you old enough to remember The Pentagon Papers? Just in case that was before your time, they were 700 pages of secret government documents about the Viet Nam War. They made the government look very bad. Very bad. Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star in The Post to tell the story of how those […]
Review: Ithaca, from first time director Meg Ryan
Ithaca is one of those women’s movies I’m always looking for. With Meg Ryan stepping up to her first ever directing role and several important positions behind the scenes filled by women, I had to watch it.
Review: Larry Crowne
I saw Larry Crowne back in 2011 when it was first released. I remembered enjoying it. When it showed up on Netflix I watched it again. I enjoyed it just as much the second time.
Maya and Marty are a Fun Time
Maya and Marty with Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and Kenan Thompson as the regulars is a full-on, live, prime time variety show. The show has sketches and musical numbers – the real thing.