…Give a Lift

Happy Valentine’s Day! To those of you who aren’t celebrating — Happy Thursday! Valentine’s Day has a reputation for being a divisive holiday. On one side you have those who just love to love, well, love. On the other side are the cynics. Personally, I think most of us fall somewhere in the middle. It’s…

…Be Practically Magic

Nostalgia is a powerful thing, especially in the autumn. Something about the changing leaves and cooler temperatures makes the world want to wrap itself up in a warm blanket of the familiar. With that in mind, today is a flashback Flick Friday. Having just celebrated its 20th anniversary, “Practical Magic,” is a film that is…

…Fall For It

It’s the last day of summer. Yes, despite what Starbucks would have you believe, autumn doesn’t start until tomorrow. It’s a time of year that divides us into two camps. For some, tomorrow can’t come soon enough. For others, the sunny, summer months have once again ended too soon. I won’t say one side is more…

…find home

Class, language, and hundreds of miles separate young Saroo (Sunny Pawar) from his family in India after he is separated from his brother at a train station. “Lion” is truly an extraordinary story about the (almost) unbelievable journey of young Saroo, and the most astonishing part is that it’s true. So much of this movie is absolutely…

…come into view

Well, folks, whether you plan to savor it, or avoid it at all costs, Super Bowl weekend has arrived. For the non-football fans, fear not, the countdown to the Oscars marches on as well, and with only three (and half) weekends left to take in the best picture nominees, it’s time to get viewing. As…

…look after

As anyone who’s familiar with this classic tale would suspect, the movie “Paddington” takes us from the deep jungles of darkest Peru to the streets of London, and is absolutely charming the whole way.