Here are several films worth watching during the upcoming anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers. Click on the title to see my longer reviews. Note that since I put this together several years ago, I’ve added two films at the end. This is from the September issue of VP, an example of the …
To read my review of this film version of Barack Obama’s early life, click on the film title.
Writer/director Kitty Green, hitherto a documentarian, tackles in her first feature film the theme of power, similar to that in Bombshell, but in a far less sensational way. Indeed her film is so prosaic that after a half hour one must force oneself to keep one’s attention focused upon the shots of humdrum procedures common …
Uncut Gems is the story of a gambling-addicted NYC Jewish jeweler entrapped in his dangerous schemes.
At a NYC art museum where a bomb explosion kills his mother, her young son survives & steals the painting she admired, a work that will greatly complicate his adult life.
When her doc tells Brittany she must lose weight she joins a running group, eventually finding romance & the goal of running the NY Marathon.
In 3 stories pet Max overcomes his anxiety about baby Liam’s safety; Gidget must retrieve Max’s lost squeaky toy; & Snowball & friends rescue a white tiger cub from the circus.
When Frances finds a purse left on the subway & returns it to Greta, the older woman starts stalking her.
When a teenager with a slight mental problem is forced into the streets of NYC he is befriended by a black man who knows the ropes.
A wealthy white paraplegic and his black parolee caregiver are mutually changed for the better.