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This Week’s Recommended Books

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani The “golden age” of Hollywood has always been fascinating to many people and in All the Stars in the Heavens,  Trigiani gives us a glimpse of many unforgettable stars, Spencer Tracy, David Niven, and Myrna Loy; portraying Hollywood in its early years and the behind the […]

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DVD Review: Two Days, One Night

Does a performance make a movie?  Two Days, One Night is not, in my opinion, an excellent movie.  But, it became an excellent movie by the stunning performance by Marion Cotillard.  I remember when I saw the film Monster in the theater, I was so moved and in awe of Charlize Theron’s performance, though the […]

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DVD Review: The Theory of Everything

I will be honest upfront: I find that I like biopics, especially those based on individuals who have to overcome tremendous obstacles. I am also a sucker for “un-actor-like” roles…meaning the actor or actress plays someone 360 degrees from their own self. But (and this is the very big stipulation) only if done well. Very […]

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