Archive for the 'Movies' Category


Netflix isn’t in trouble, Wall Street is. Now let me get this straight, you’ve got “professional” investors and analysts, focusing on money, not art, not the service Netflix provides, who consistently get it wrong in their own field telling us what is going to happen in another field? Hogwash. They’re barely worth listening to. They […]

The Oscars

I don’t plan to watch. Which is astounding if I look back to the past. The Oscars were a ritual. My mother would stay up late watching them. She was a movie buff, she used to go to these Judith Crist weekends. This was back when being a fan was enough, you didn’t need a […]

William Hurt

You have no idea what William Hurt meant to the baby boomers. Unless you’re a boomer yourself. We went to the movies. There was a belief that television would kill the movies, but that turned out to be untrue. Movies superseded television, they were smarter, and although they ultimately reached fewer people, they impacted the […]


Trailer: This is one of the strangest movies I’ve ever seen. Can I talk about movies? Or should it be war 24/7. I don’t want to be disrespectful, but I am paying attention. And I don’t see how the Ukrainians ultimately succeed against the Russians, who thought a little dab would do ’em and […]