Movie Review: “Ready Player One”

I will say right up front that I have two very distinct sets of feelings about “Ready Player One.” The first of these notes how much fun it is to sit there and point out each and every visual in the film that borrows a character or an idea from my youth.  Steven Spielberg’s work here,… Read More

“Lass is More” Pits “The Post” Against Trump

I went to see “The Post” for a second time and rather than taking pages of notes, as I did the first time, I wrote down one sentence:  “Is it possible to root for ‘The Post’ and the Trump administration?” There was an entirely different podcast that I planned for today, but looking at that… Read More

Movie Review: “The Post” (2017)

Given his druthers, Donald Trump would destroy our freedoms. He would undermine the First Amendment of the United States of America, eliminating any and all publications (no matter the medium) which disagree with any of his stances and/or dare to question him and his integrity. Failing his ability to shutter those publications, he would delegitimize… Read More

How Young is too Young: "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"

Previously, as you may recall (and you can totally read it and remind yourself if you don’t), I ruminated on whether my daughter, age nine, was too young to see “Jurassic Park” on the big screen. The screening hasn’t yet occurred so I can’t follow-up on that at the moment. Instead, I’m going to add… Read More