Film Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Film Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Just a wonderful film. Beautifully shot and well acted, this moving story of the German occupation of the small island of Guernsey during World War II focuses on how the occupation affected those who lived there.

A Shocking - and Frustrating - Guilt Trip

A Shocking - and Frustrating - Guilt Trip

I wanted to like this movie, but I found myself shouting at the screen so many times that, by the time the story wrapped up, I wasn't rooting for anyone.

Book Review: Pride & Prejudice

Book Review: Pride & Prejudice

Just so well written, it takes your breath away. So, a confession: I've never read it before - I know, sue me - as I assumed it was just "for the ladies" and would be all kinds of boring…

Movie Review: Tomorrowland

Movie Review: Tomorrowland

This hopeful film asks us to believe that progress is a good thing, but only if that progress is in the service of good. This movie trades in a different message: hope, and hopefulness, and using our combined smarts to figure out solutions to problems. That's not something you hear a lot any more, and it was refreshing to see, especially in a big Hollywood blockbuster…