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Film Legend Mary Pickford and Sara Gavron’s ‘Suffragette’


“We break windows. We burn things. Because war is the only language men listen to,” Maud says in Suffragette, now playing in theaters across the U.S. Director Sara Gavron said, “Working (class) women often are the vanguard of change, and they’re often not recognized for that.” Another woman not recognized by history is Mary Pickford, the most famous woman in ... Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Suffragette,’ Starring Carey Mulligan, with Meryl Streep

Carey Mulligan, 'Suffragette'

Looking back to the past, what women did to gain suffrage represented an amazing effort and it eventually included violence. With the determination they exhibited, it should make every man proud of women's potential to do exploits. Their capabilities were and still are astounding. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Ricki and the Flash’ – Meryl Streep Is Terrific

Springfield and Streep

Meryl Streep's "Ricki and the Flash" - get the soundtrack, it's the best part! Enjoyable, uneven music movie about a has-been rocker, her band and her complicated family life. Read More »

Movie Review: Rob Marshall’s “Into the Woods” with Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine

Meryl Streep as the witch (Peter Mountain, Walt Disney Studios).

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony award-winning musical comes to the screen in a lavish and beautifully-mounted version. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ – The Criterion Collection


Could Criterion release a new version merely four years later that could better that presentation? Not really. Read More »

Actors and Acting: How the Lowly Have Risen

Once disparaged, the acting profession has risen in prestige until the great thespians are practically Lords and Ladies. What happened? Read More »

DVD Review: Hope Springs

Hope Springs is an adult drama for all ages about love, pain, rejection and hope Read More »

Theatre Review (NYC): Doubt – Who’s Watching Your Class?

What do we believe in? Who do we believe? Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Deer Hunter

Aside from its signature scene, the film doesn't hold up. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Iron Lady

There has to be a better way to tell Margaret Thatcher's tale. Read More »