Category Archives: Reviews

“Paris Can Wait” is Eleanor Coppola’s Celebration of Romance, Travel and the Finer Things for Women of a Certain Age

It’s easy to find a rom-com for teens. Ladies in your 20’s, you have your pick of television shows, Hallmark movies and music written about you. Once you hit that 30+ age, its rare to feel represented as a thriving,

“Paris Can Wait” is Eleanor Coppola’s Celebration of Romance, Travel and the Finer Things for Women of a Certain Age

It’s easy to find a rom-com for teens. Ladies in your 20’s, you have your pick of television shows, Hallmark movies and music written about you. Once you hit that 30+ age, its rare to feel represented as a thriving,

“Alien: Covenant” is a Solid Addition to the Franchise, Plenty of Thrills and Gore

Although nothing will ever come close to the thrill of seeing the original Alien film or it’s predecessor Aliens, but Alien: Covenant will provide new thrills, gobs of gore and an opening for the story to go forward. The year

“Alien: Covenant” is a Solid Addition to the Franchise, Plenty of Thrills and Gore

Although nothing will ever come close to the thrill of seeing the original Alien film or it’s predecessor Aliens, but Alien: Covenant will provide new thrills, gobs of gore and an opening for the story to go forward. The year

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“The Promise” a Weak Love Story Girded with the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1917

The poster and ad campaign lead potential viewers to think that The Promise is about a passionate love triangle shaken by war. Viewers may think of films which memorably and successfully marry love and war, think, Sophie’s Choice or The English Patient.

“The Promise” a Weak Love Story Girded with the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1917

The poster and ad campaign lead potential viewers to think that The Promise is about a passionate love triangle shaken by war. Viewers may think of films which memorably and successfully marry love and war, think, Sophie’s Choice or The English Patient.

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”

“The Blackcoat’s Daughter” is More Bore Than Horror

Some may describe The Blackcoat’s Daughter as “a slow burn.” I think “half baked” is a more apt description. What begins with a promising setting: a creepy boarding school which is abandoned for break by all but two girls and

“The Blackcoat’s Daughter” is More Bore Than Horror

Some may describe The Blackcoat’s Daughter as “a slow burn.” I think “half baked” is a more apt description. What begins with a promising setting: a creepy boarding school which is abandoned for break by all but two girls and