Oscar Beat: The Best Supporting Actress Race At a Glance

     December 13, 2014

There are complaints every year that while the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor categories are stacked with talent, the low number of quality female roles that appear in movies makes for frustratingly thin Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress …

WILD Review

     December 3, 2014

[This is a re-post of my Wild review from the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.  The movie opens in limited release today.] Perseverance is easier said than done.  We all understand that if we can just get through this, push a little …

99 HOMES Review | TIFF 2014

     September 12, 2014

In my experience, home ownership is viewed as a right of passage in America.  We’ve heard of “the lawn with the white picket fence”, but no one celebrates living in the three-room apartment.  Our homes aren’t just where we keep …