…Work Around

Well, it’s Monday again. This one feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the spring weather. Perhaps it’s the looming Tax Day deadline. Or it could be the fact that “Game of Thrones” finally returned last night. This is a spoiler-free zone, so if you were trapped under something heavy or were otherwise engaged last night…

…Break the Fall

There’s one more sleep until the “Game of Thrones” season premiere, and I have a small confession to make. I’m not ready. Allow me to clarify. Technically, I’m ready. I’ve got my 20+ storylines sorted out. The cliffhanger ending of season seven is seared into my brain. But emotionally, I am not good.

…See You

There is a lot going on in the world. I mean, Felicity Huffman and Lori Laughlin are being indicted while *others* aren’t. What is up with that?!? It’s Aunt Becky for goodness’ sake. Anyways, the point is it’s easy to get caught up in all the bad. It’s even easier to feel completely cut off…

…Take Action

The Oscars may be over, but the film industry’s drama is still going strong. The day started with the release of a pointedly worded letter from actress Emma Thompson regarding her departure from Skydance Animation’s film “Luck.” If you haven’t read it yet, I strongly recommend taking a look at her powerful statement expecting better…

…Follow Along

There’s something deeply personal about director Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma.” That much is very clear. This semi-autobiographical film takes place in the safe and protected world of Cuarón’s childhood. There’s nothing flashy or sensational about “Roma” or its main character, Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a maid for a middle class family in the Colonia Roma neighborhood of…

…Come Into Power

Marvel has become a master of creating worlds and universes, but in “Black Panther” they have gone a step further. They’ve sparked a movement, a cinematic revolution that has spilled out over the edges of the screen and flooded the real world. The power of that movement became very clear when this year’s Oscar nominees…