Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

July 17, 2018


Won’t You Be My Neighbor – A documentary of the man (Fred Rogers) behind the legendary children’s show. The ordained minister saw an opportunity when television was first coming of age to use it as a learning tool for children. His thought was “What we see and hear on the screen is what we become.” […]

Posted in: Documentary

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

July 1, 2018


Sicario: Day of the Soldado – I didn’t see the first Sicario but for some reason was expecting smart and snappy here. From what I could figure out, Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) is hired to stop the Mexican cartels from bringing terrorists across the border. So he and Alejandro (Benecio Del Toro) begin to start […]

Oceans 8

June 9, 2018


Oceans 8 – For all the little 8-year old girls lying in bed dreaming of becoming criminals, this multi-million dollar jewelry heist is for you. It starts off with fresh-out-of-jail Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), sister to deceased Danny (think George Clooney), scoring high-end make-up, clothes and a luxury hotel suite without spending a penny.   […]

Posted in: A Good Laugh, June 2018


May 25, 2018


RBG – Wow, who knew this little lady did so much to help erase sex based discrimination? Using the advice her mama gave her “Be a lady and be independent”, Ruth Baden-Ginsburg became a lawyer in the 50s when women were second class citizens. Her focus was on equality for all. She had a brilliant […]

Posted in: Documentary, May 2018


May 20, 2018


Disobedience – Ronit (Rachel Weisz) returns back home in time for her father’s, Rabbi Krushka (Anton Lesser), funeral, and finds that her two best friends Esti (Rachel McAdams) and David (Alessandro Nivola) are married. The three grew up together in the Hasidic Jewish community where Ronit and Esti’s close relationship was frowned upon, to say […]

Book Club

May 18, 2018


Book Club – Four long-time friends, Diane, a widow (Diane Keaton) Vivian, a successful business woman who chooses to be single (Jane Fonda) , Sharon, a divorced federal judge (Candice Bergen) and Carol, married with the flame dimming (Mary Steenburgen) have shared their lives , drank wine and read books together for 40 years. When […]

Posted in: A Good Laugh, May 2018

Lean On Pete

May 16, 2018


Lean on Pete – Charley (Charlie Plummer) is 15 and his home life is not great. His dad Ray (Travis Fimmel) admits to being a loser, but he tries. Well, not really. Charley gets a job with an old horseman named Del (Steve Buscemi) and becomes attached to one of his horses named “Lean On […]