MYMNK: “Working Man”

MYMNK: “Working Man”

My wife and I have liked character actor Peter Gerety since we first saw him in “Homicide: Life On The Street” more than a quarter-century ago. Since then, we’ve enjoyed him in “The Wire,” “Charlie Wilson’s War,”...
Movie Review: “The Father”

Movie Review: “The Father”

“The Father” is a tough movie to watch, particularly for those of us whose parents developed dementia in their later years. It was written and directed by French playwright Florian Zeller, adapted from his stage play, which was produced on Broadway in...
Movie Review: “Coming 2 America”

Movie Review: “Coming 2 America”

Comedy movie sequels are almost always greatest hits recaps of their originals. The creators watch the first one again and make a list of all the elements they’ll reprise in the new one. If you want proof, see “City Slickers II,” “Men In Black...
Movie Review: “Boogie”

Movie Review: “Boogie”

Alfred “Boogie” Chin is a talented basketball player who hopes one day to make it to the NBA. But he has several obstacles to overcome, including his mother and father, who are constantly at odds over the path he should take as well as their own domestic...
Movie Review: “The Mauritanian”

Movie Review: “The Mauritanian”

The title character in “The Mauritanian” is Mohamedou Slahi, who was picked up in 2002 and turned over to the CIA, which claimed he had worked for Al Qaeda, responsible for recruiting the men who plotted and executed the 9/11 attacks on the United States....
Movie Review: “The White Tiger”

Movie Review: “The White Tiger”

“The White Tiger” is easily compared to “Slumdog Millionaire,” because both are Indian movies about men who grew up in the lowest caste, yet rose to achieve something unlikely. In “Slumdog Millionaire,” 18-year-old Jamal uses...