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‘THE LITTLE THINGS’ DON’T ADD UP

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One of the seven deadly sins of moviemaking—perhaps the deadliest—is   boring an audience. Having just been victimized by The Little Things the least I can do is share my experience with you.  Denzel Washington stars as a former LAPD…

‘THE WHITE TIGER’ IS A KNOCKOUT

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The White Tiger represents a perfect marriage between a gifted filmmaker and an incendiary novel. As it happens, director Ramin Bahrani is a close friend of novelist Aravind Adiga and has worked for years to bring this prize-winning book to…

NOW STREAMING: LET HIM GO

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It’s rare to find a Hollywood movie featuring mature stars that’s worthy of their participation and has a decent story to tell. Let Him Go is based on a novel by Larry Watson, interpreted here by writer-director Thomas Bezucha (who won…

MLK/FBI: A CHANGING PERSPECTIVE

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I was in my teens when the Civil Rights movement reached its apex in the 1960s. I wasn’t politically engaged back then, but I retain an indelible image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a man of innate…

‘ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI’: A TIME TRIP WORTH TAKING

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The two most intriguing words in storytelling are “what if…” In the case of One Night in Miami, a gathering did take place in 1964 that brought together Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, football star Jim Brown, and pop singer Sam Cooke. No one…

‘SOUL’ TACKLES THE BIG QUESTIONS

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I really wanted to love Soul…but I didn’t. Being a jazz fan gave me reason to anticipate something great from what I knew of this project. As it turns out, jazz is only one component of Soul, the other being a metaphysical…

THE MIDNIGHT SKY: BEEN THERE, DONE THAT

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George Clooney stars in this space parable that starts out well, then goes adrift. Set in the stereotypically bleak near-future, the story focuses on a defeated scientist who chooses to stay behind in the Antarctic, knowing his days are…

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