Movie Review: “American Factory”

Movie Review: “American Factory”

While watching “American Factory,” I flashed back to the 1986 Ron Howard comedy, “Gung Ho,” about a shuttered US car factory bought by a Japanese firm, which puts the workers back on the line, but not without a lot of culture clash. It starred...
Movie Review: “Brittany Runs A Marathon”

Movie Review: “Brittany Runs A Marathon”

Brittany is not doing well, though she thinks she’s fine. An insecure woman in her mid-twenties, she loves to hit the clubs all night and sleep half the day away, then roll in late and hungover to her job, doing not much more than killing time until it’s...
Movie Review: “After The Wedding”

Movie Review: “After The Wedding”

I’m torn about how to review this movie. Usually, I avoid revealing major plot points, because I don’t want to spoil your experience if you choose to see it. But because I don’t recommend you bother with this melodrama, I’m tempted to just give...
Movie Review: “Good Boys”

Movie Review: “Good Boys”

There’s a moment in “Good Boys” where the three protagonists — sixth-graders who have been best buds since kindergarten and think they’ll stay that way forever — learn that the real reason they became friends in the first place is...
Movie Review: “Blinded By The Light”

Movie Review: “Blinded By The Light”

If you thought “Yesterday,” “Rocketman,” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” were all the movies we’d get based on classic rock, you were wrong. Here comes “Blinded By The Light,” in which Javed, a young Pakistani/British man,...
Movie Review: “David Crosby: Remember My Name”

Movie Review: “David Crosby: Remember My Name”

I have interviewed rock legends Roger McGuinn and Graham Nash many, many times. They both were always cooperative, easy to get along with, and a pleasure to talk to — the kind of guys about whom you’d think if they don’t get along with someone,...