Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Brief Encounter, Topsy-Turvy, Siren of the Tropics, & Cotton Comes to Harlem

Thanks to the current COVID surge, which I'm calling the Delta Blues, I've been staying away from movie theaters. But I'm still watching movies at home. A- Brief Encounter (1945) Love, romance, and marriage may make the world go around, but it often goes in the wrong direction. This pre-epic David Lean drama follows the … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Brief Encounter, Topsy-Turvy, Siren of the Tropics, & Cotton Comes to Harlem

Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Secrets and Lies, Da 5 Bloods, & The Nutty Professor

A Secrets and Lies (1996), Criterion Channel Mike Leigh's unique way of working with actors brings out the best in everyone in this small story of a family in multiple crises. Maurice is doing well as a photographer; he knows how to bring out a smile among his customers. But he's having trouble with his … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Secrets and Lies, Da 5 Bloods, & The Nutty Professor