Daily Archives: December 19, 2017

Movie Preview: “Ocean’s Eight” Lady-Splains the Caper Comedy

First thing that made me laugh here was Anne Hathaway playing around with her hated image. Gwyneth Paltrow wasn’t available? Bullock’s deadpan is as solid as ever, as is her obsession/vanity over her hair. Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: History is Written as Democracy is Defended by “The Post”

Harry Truman once said that “The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.” And in our inter-connected, up-to-the-moment, instant-gratification seeking culture, what we “do not know” seems to grow by the hour. As necessary … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Churchill’s “Darkest Hour” is Gary Oldman’s Finest

From the instant he appears, in the flash of a match in an unlit room as he lights his cigar in bed, we forget Gary Oldman is playing a part. He transforms into Winston Churchill, the bulldog face and jowly … Continue reading

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