…make nice

Today, I’d like to take a moment for manners. Not just because it’s National Compliment Day (although it does provide a nice excuse), but because we shouldn’t need hashtags to remind us to be kind to one another. And without getting into details, it’s been a rough few weeks for kindness. So today, let’s take…

…find a league of our own

It’s no secret that of late DC Comics has struggled to put forth the kind of cinematic success that its counterpart, Marvel practically has down to a science. Following the particularly sour taste of “Batman v Superman” and “Suicide Squad,” the DC Universe is a little on edge, even after the incredible triumph of “Wonder…

…bewitch

In her screenplay debut, J.K. Rowling invites us to return to the magical world of Harry Potter decades before the “Boy Who Lived” was even born. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is a title wizards and Potterheads alike know all too well. In the tales of Harry Potter, we know it as the…

…take root

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” written, directed and based on a book by Stephen Chbosky, is a heart-wrenching coming of age tale. It’s the story of Charlie (Logan Lerman) a young man who’s about to start high school. Charlie who serves as the film’s narrator is a loner, for reasons not revealed until later on….