Feature of the Week

  • Paddington (2014)

    I highly recommend this film adaptation of Michael Bond’s children’s books. Click the movie title to read my entire review.

    Paddington (2014)
  • Selma (2014)

    Prepare for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by going to see this wonderful movie. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.

    Selma (2014)
  • The Imitation Game (2014).

    I’m giving a 5-star recommendation to this fascinating film about code-breaking in WWII and the challenges of secrecy. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.

    The Imitation Game (2014).
  • Unbroken (2014)

    Angelina Jolie’s film, based on “a true story,” is truly inspiring. Click the title of the film to read my entire review.

    Unbroken (2014)

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