Late Night

Late Night is a charming bit of fluff.  Emma Thompson is adorable even when she is fierce.  Though her fashion sense is a little interesting, especially the shoes.  Mindy Kaling (Ocean’s Eight) is her usual charming, out spoken, fish out of water self.  John Lithgow is lovely as Thompson’s ailing husband, Henry.  The writers room […]

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Throwback Thursday

One of the darlings at Sundance 2019 was Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins.  Recently, it came to Netflix, so I gave it a go.  This movie is based on the book The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy written by Elizabeth Kendall, depicting her relationship with Bundy.  […]

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Colette

We saw Colette at Sundance this spring.  It is also screening at TIFF 2018.  It is a biopic about the early life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, a Pulitzer prize nominated author.  It portrays her family life in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, in Burgundy France and her married life in Paris.  At the age of 20 she  marries Henry Gauthier-Villars, […]

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Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers opened at Sundance Film Festival 2018.  I don’t gravitate to documentary’s, but I liked this one.  The story is fantastic and frightening.  Fantastic that the three young men found each other.  Frightening due to the nefarious reasons they were separated in the first place.  It is interesting to watch the dynamics between […]

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Every child needs to have someone that believes that they are special, even if this person is on TV.  For many children, this person was Mr. Rogers.  Won’t You Be My Neighbor confirms that Fred Rogers was completely sincere and focused on what was important to children.  He was proof that you could teach and […]

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