Daily Archives: December 12, 2016

Golden Globe nominations — maybe not as Oscar predictive as the Critic’s Choice noms

The Golden Globes love them some Mel Gibson, and they’re thrilled to have the chance to welcome him back from the wilderness with nominations for his “Hacksaw Ridge.” Hollywood? Maybe. Maybe not. The 74h Golden Globe nominations show the Hollywood … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Why bother with “Why Him?”

It’s fair if not entirely accurate to say everything funny about it is stuff you can see in the trailers and TV ads for “Why Him?” Because those samples aren’t the least big amusing, and there is a random laugh … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Hidden Figures” gives Hollywood pizzazz to a story of math heroines in the Space Age

Little known fact. It wasn’t just daring or pluck that made the Wright Brothers “First in Flight.” It was math. The siblings checked the figures on the generally accepted numeric tables calculating lift and drag on wings, found them wrong … Continue reading

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