THE KEEPING ROOM Review | TIFF 2014

     September 11, 2014

Daniel Barber’s The Keeping Room begins with a quote from Union General William Tecumseh Sherman: “War is cruelty, there is no use trying to reform it; the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.”  The Keeping Room takes …

BEGIN AGAIN Review

     June 28, 2014

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.  Begin Again opens this weekend in limited release.] John Carney’s 2007 film Once was a surprising, touching musical about two musicians falling in love through their …