Movie Review: “Richard Jewell”

Movie Review: “Richard Jewell”

Overzealous. That’s the word to describe the three major characters in Clint Eastwood’s new movie “Richard Jewell,” about the man wrongly accused of the Centennial Park bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Here’s my full review.

What’s In This Food?

What’s In This Food?

I’m not a foodie, and get frustrated in restaurants where the menu is full of all sorts of ingredients I have never heard of. This is the story of a recent lunch at which this became an issue.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

My old friend Andrew Sherman wrote this terrific piece about how baby boomer business owners are not prepared in regards to what happens to their companies when they want to retire.

Picture Of The Day

Picture Of The Day

This is such a good example of what a trailer should be — funny, clever, with a tease about the movie’s plot without tipping it in a rapid-fire edit of scenes that give the jokes away.

Four Random Thoughts

Four Random Thoughts

From the doomed Loop Trolley to ridiculous outrage on Film Twitter about “The Irishman” to a scene I would like to see on “Shark Tank” to a banana duct-taped to a wall.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

When the word “socialist” is thrown around, it’s usually in regard to failing nations like Venezuela. But as this op-ed proves, there are nations thriving under a system that combines the best of capitalism with the best of socialism.

Ron Leibman

Ron Leibman

Remembering Ron Leibman, who died this weekend at 82, and two of the movie roles I think of when his name is mentioned.

Movie Review: “Inside Man: Most Wanted”

Movie Review: “Inside Man: Most Wanted”

I loved the 2006 Spike Lee movie “Inside Man,” but never thought it needed a sequel. Well, someone went and made one anyway, and I watched it last night so you don’t have to. Here’s my review.

Movie Review: “The Aeronauts”

Movie Review: “The Aeronauts”

My review of a new movie starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne, reprising the wonderful chemistry they displayed in “The Theory Of Everything.” This time, they take to the skies in a balloon in the name of science.

The I-70 Corridor

The I-70 Corridor

Here are a few more observations from our quick road trip to Kansas City and back, including a stop at a place that sells some oddly-flavored sodas.

Where Did My Fingerprints Go?

Where Did My Fingerprints Go?

Upon applying for quicker security clearance at the airport, I discovered that my fingerprints have deteriorated and become unreadable. Here is the story.