Girls travel in space and fight monsters; women fight their own demons.
Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of the classic novel A Wrinkle in Time, starring Storm Reid, is the big news…
Except for extremely brief appearances by wives and girlfriends of the male characters, women are entirely absent from this film.
A magnificent film, vital and alive, with the most profound sense of immediacy I think I’ve ever felt in a historical story.
Two compelling documentaries about famed competitive cyclists and the corrupted sport that chewed them up.
A deeply moving melodrama about a subtly subversive black butler at the heart of the White House. You will need Kleenex.
I love stories like this, about people caught up in the sweep of history.
Do we have some sense of famous people as all-around authorities? Is it a subconscious desire to be like the people we admire?
Have I ever watched a single episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show? I don’t think so… maybe accidentally, some day in 1993 when I was home sick from work and lolling on the sofa and too miserable to change the TV channel…
Plus: Atlas Shrugged producer gives up on sequels, unless he hasn’t…