Moonrise Kingdom

I couldn’t help but remember when I fell hopelessly in love with Hayley Mills after seeing Pollyanna in 1960!

Snow White and the Huntsman

Somewhere I am certain that Walt Disney is smiling.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

An inspiring film of enormous meaning.

Missing Movie Reviews

The theater comes in second when it is gardening season. As most of you already know, I fell off the movie radar screen weeks ago.

The Avengers

As good as advertised.

The Hunger Games

An engrossing movie experience on multiple levels.

Climate Change

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: As a dedicated perennial gardener, I can’t understand how anyone can arbitrarily dismiss the problems caused by climate change. How can people so willingly continue to bury… Continue reading

Thin Ice

A movie that ends up charming you precisely because every character is a low-life cad.

Wanderlust

Makes such Paul Rudd disasters like Year One (2009) and Dinner for Schmucks (2010) look like cinematic epics.