Movie Review: “Dear Evan Hansen”

Movie Review: “Dear Evan Hansen”

Lies, lies, lies, lies. If the past few years have taught us anything, it’s the danger of spouting falsehoods. They have not only infected our political discourse to an even greater extent, but they have slowed the march towards herd immunity during a pandemic...
Movie Review: “The Eyes Of Tammy Faye”

Movie Review: “The Eyes Of Tammy Faye”

It’s only appropriate that a biopic about someone famous for wearing a lot of makeup would need an outstanding makeup job to work. For “The Eyes Of Tammy Faye,” it must have taken a team of people, some prosthetics, and several hours a day to turn...
Movie Review: “Small Engine Repair”

Movie Review: “Small Engine Repair”

For its first hour, “Small Engine Repair” seems like a clinic in toxic masculinity. It’s the story of three lifelong friends from Manchester, New Hampshire — Frank (John Pollono), Packie (Shea Whigham), and Swaino (Jon Bernthal) — all of...
Movie Review: “Worth”

Movie Review: “Worth”

As “Worth” begins, attorney Kenneth Feinberg (Michael Keaton) stands before a class of students at Georgetown and asks them to assess the value of a human life, and how much a dead person’s family should be compensated for his murder. It’s a...
Movie Review: “The Lost Leonardo”

Movie Review: “The Lost Leonardo”

I have written often about my absolute ignorance when it comes to art. Nevertheless, I have enjoyed several movies on the subject, including documentaries like “My Kid Could Paint That” and “Made You Look,” as well as fictional stories like...
Movie Review: “Count Me In”

Movie Review: “Count Me In”

I have two pet peeves when I go see a concert. One is the person in front of me holding up their phone or iPad from start to finish, forcing me to watch this live event — that I paid good money to attend — through their screen. The other is an extended...