Movies I’ve Recently Seen: War of the Worlds, Dinner at Eight, Non-Fiction

Between film festivals, revival theaters, reviewing films before their release, and streaming classics, it's been months since I simply went to a regular multiplex to see a new movie. I finally managed to do it last night. And it was a disappointment. See below. B War of the Worlds (1953), Kanopy The first invasion-from-space picture … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: War of the Worlds, Dinner at Eight, Non-Fiction

Sexual Abuse: The filmgoer’s Dilemma

Sexual predators in the movie business (and elsewhere) are finally getting the attention they deserveā€¦as opposed to the attention they want. The Harvey Weinstein scandal has punched a hole in the culture and let some light in. For the moment at least, the entertainment industry isn't safe for sexual predators. In addition to Weinstein, Kevin … Continue reading Sexual Abuse: The filmgoer’s Dilemma