…stay afloat

“Manchester by the Sea,” written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, is not a happy story, but, against all odds, it is a hopeful one. When we meet Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) he is living his life as a reclusive, surly handyman at an apartment complex in Boston. When he receives a call informing him that…

…defy convention

Journeying into the world of children’s movies can be a little scary for an anyone over the age of six.  We can only handle so many cheap, easy jokes and overly simplified plots and themes. A children’s movie about zombies holds equal terror, but in the case of “ParaNorman” these fears are blessedly not realized….