Category Archive: Biography

Kon-Tiki (2012)

Rating: Yes, though Kon-Tiki is a foreign film, 90% of it is in English. Don’t ask me to explain.

The Sapphires

You will be singing the praises of this wonderful experience on multiple levels. See it with a group of strangers in the theater and count your cinematic blessings.

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Rating: Assume Martin Luther King could run, steal second and hit homers, and you have Jackie Robinson.

Hyde Park on Hudson

FDR was a great President, but he wasn’t a great man. On the other hand, who can really find fault with anyone in that era who bravely overcame his affliction of polio. Rating:… Continue reading

Hitchcock

Director Sasha Gervasi’s Hitchcock is a cinematic lesson as to why certain good movies center on thought as much as emotion. Every now and then a director remembers that there are adults in… Continue reading

Lincoln

An historical drama that is as entertaining as it is educationally rewarding. Should be required viewing in all history classes across this nation.

The Sessions

Who could possibly find fault with a man confined by night in an iron lung having sex with Helen Hunt?

The Intouchables

A French film with English subtitles, I can’t imagine anyone seeing a more satisfying, humane film this year.

A Dangerous Method

Has to be seen by anyone who admires intellectual honesty.

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