Much like “La La Land,” “Swing Time” is interested in the way art, especially film and dance, shape our understanding of the world.
As a play, it works. As a movie, it’s disappointing in its unwillingness to take advantage of its medium.
I’m a fan. But I’m one of those second-wave fans that found Gilmore Girls after the show stopped airing on TV.
More than anything, “Loving” is about the people who are forced to bend to the will of the dominant ideology.
I can’t bake. I can’t even cook. I really like microwaving frozen meatballs and eating cereal.
It’s going to become more and more important (and it’s already pretty damn important) to read books, watch movies and listen to music created by people that are not like me.
What ‘TrumpLand’ might suffer from is a lack of Trump.
Intense violence is not new in “The Walking Dead,” or anywhere on screen for that matter.
With “Here I Am,” Foer creates quite the tangle of character and storylines, of ideas and questions. But it is not his intention to untie the knot their lives and issues create.
With her bug-eyed stare and subtle Texas twang, Carrie’s the perfect religious-girl-who-loses-it. And when she does lose it, she does so with one of the best depictions of paralyzing rage I’ve ever seen.