These Are The People In Your Neighborhood – In The Heights

This is the part of the program where I admit to something that, based on references I've made for the last few years, might come as a shock. I've never seen either of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musicals. It's not that I'm not interested, just that opportunities are few and far between. The last time I went … Continue reading These Are The People In Your Neighborhood – In The Heights

The 4th Time’s Got Charm, But Not Much Else – A Star is Born

If you've read this blog regularly, you know I am very much not a fan of remakes in general. In most cases, they're lazy, cheap, and an insult to our collective intelligence. That said, if there's a compelling reason, I will see a remade version of a classic film. Usually that reason comes in the … Continue reading The 4th Time’s Got Charm, But Not Much Else – A Star is Born

Stuck in the Middle with Truth – Monsters and Men

Reinaldo Marcus Green is a young director and producer, mostly known for shorts and some TV work. His latest,┬áMonsters and Men, marks his feature-length debut, and was screened in competition at the Sundance Film Festival before being commercially released this week. Featuring a cast of mostly unknowns, Green has put out an amazing first feature, … Continue reading Stuck in the Middle with Truth – Monsters and Men