Brooklyn

Sweet.  Who doesn’t like to see immigrants in Brooklyn in the 1920s breaking down the barriers between the ethnic groups via love and the painful yet necessary rejection of parochial values.  Nice makeup.
Timbuktu

Timbuktu

August 2016 Timbuktu A movie comes along.  This one did. Masterpiece.  Kurasawa.  Huge.  All the words blow away like the sand.  What God hath wrought.   What can we do now for the children?...
Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation

If you want judgment ripped out of you, watch “Beasts of No Nation.”  Oh, sure; you’ll judge war to be bad.  No question about it – but you will also see how “Yes, sir,” galvanizes the testosterone riddled hearts of young...

Danish Girl

Danish Girl  2/4/2016 I liked the paint color on the walls in the apartment in Denmark.  I liked the doorways and hallways.  I liked the paintings.  I liked the orange row houses in Copenhagen.  I liked the curve of flat buildings on the the...