1776 (1972)

See the Founding Fathers sing & dance in this musical comedy about events leading up to signing of the Declaration of Independence, based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play.

Unapologetic (2021)

Two young Black activist women take on the Mayor & the Chicago Police Dept.’s attempt to cover up the killings of unarmed Blacks.

ELVIS (2922)

Made in dazzling style, this film exposes the toxic relationship between singer Elvis Presley and the influence of Black music upon him and his friendship with B.B. King.

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening–A Good Read

                   I became interested in reading this book while reviewing the documentary film The Book Keepers. The book is a memoir of an unusual friendship between a white Southern woman, Carol Wall, and Giles Owita, a Kenyan holding several jobs, including gardener. Ms. Wall, a writer for 20 years for Southern Living magazine had struggled …

The Duke (2020)

A feisty working class Brit opposed to the TV license fee stands trial for the theft of Goya’s “Portrait of the Duke of Wellington.”

Lightyear (2022)

This origin story of Andy’s favorite toy, Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear, is full of thrills, good humor, & has a likable LGBTQ character.

The Book Keepers (2022)

While promoting his wife Carol’s book Dick Wall finds healing while grieving over her death as his son films the nation-wide road trip.

Montana Story (2021)

An estranged brother & sister reunite at the bedside of their dying, comatose father in Montana, with the pain & guilt separating them erupting during a terrible storm.