…find the right words

To say that Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) is a man of many words, doesn’t seem to quite do him justice. The central character of August Wilson’s “Fences” is nothing if not loquacious, but it’s the meaning behind those words and stories (for everything) that really defines him. Of course, while Troy is talking, there’s plenty…

…Expend

The best thing I can say about director David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad” is it’s a film that started with the best of intentions. All you have to do is look at the cast. The impressive lineup boasts multiple Oscar winners. Unfortunately, what started as a great concept on paper turned into a train wreck. 

…Motivate

Happy Monday! Congratulations, you survived another start to the week. Hopefully it was a good one, but if not, here are some highlights from last night’s Emmy’s to help take your mind off it.

…Change

Despite what you may have heard, change does not begin with an action.  It begins with an idea. Of course, action must follow, and in “The Help,” (directed by Tate Taylor and based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett) it most certainly does. Set in Jackson, Mississippi; in the early 1960s, change is in the…

…be kind

It’s been a summer full of super heroes and wizards and aliens and, let’s face it, a whole lot of guys. And no offense boys, but it’s sort of lame that the summer blockbuster season is so testosterone-heavy. So as we bring our summer film fest to a close, this one’s for the girls (who…