Seven Top-Ten Films of 2018

Mary Poppins Returns and Roma: One is a carefully constructed studio entertainment, the other a lyrical black and white memory of childhood. Both of them reminded me of what films used to be, and how powerful they still can be. … Continue reading

DVDs of 2013

Alex Cross (PG-13) Crime drama – Tyler Perry assumes the mantle of James Patterson’s best-selling character (from Morgan Freeman) as he faces off against serial killer Matthew Fox. Anna Karenina (R) Drama – Keira Knightley stars in yet another turgid … Continue reading

DVDs of 2012

Abduction (PG-13) Action – Taylor Lautner, the shirtless wolfboy from the Twilight movies, evades assassins. From director John Singleton. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (R) Horror – It turns out that Southern Secessionists were actually the living dead and it was … Continue reading