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TIME TO TRAVEL – AT LEAST THROUGH THE MOVIES

If this were a normal summer, I’d be traveling (when I’m not reviewing films, I teach high school English so I have a relatively free...

It Can Be Dark in Netflix-Land

It’s August of a year that most of us would rather forget (and one that is still far from over) and in the absence of...

Hamilton – Break open the bank, shell out the $6.95, and see it for yourself.

Once upon a time, a new musical that had sold out during its Off-Broadway engagement moved to the more luxurious and spacious confines of Broadway,...

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are back with The Trip to Greece

It’s been three years since The Trip to Spain, where we were left wondering about the fate of Steve Coogan (though if you saw the excellent Stan and...

Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods is the best 2020 release I’ve seen so far

As a brief respite from extolling the treasures to be found in streaming services, this intrepid reviewer will now take the time to praise new...

IN HONOR OF MEMORIAL DAY: MEN (AND SOME WOMEN) IN WAR

War movies were my father’s favorite genre—mainly World War II movies, but he had been known to view the occasional World War I or Korean...

And Now the Darkness: a Film Noir Sampler

Perhaps you’re laughed out by now (especially after reading my “No Time for Comedy” article last week—insert smiley face here).

Who Says It’s No Time for Comedy?

I’m thinking that unless you’re an essential worker, you’ve been home a number of weeks.

“And Now We’re Our Own Festival Programmers: Fun with Netflix”

Normally I would be making the journey to my local (or not-so-local) cinema to see a new film that I feel reasonably sure (or at...

Review – The Invisible Man 2020

The Invisible Man is a very effective horror tale with a good share of chills and frights integrated into a thriller about a woman trying...