Review – I Feel Pretty

In my statistics class, I teach about something called "the rejection region".  In order to help my classes remember what it's is called, I tell them that the Rejection Region is where I lived in high school.  It always gets a reaction.  Every time.  They want to laugh, and some of them do, but others... Continue Reading →

Review – All the Money in the World

As of right now, Ridley Scott's All the Money in the World is best known as That Movie That Had Kevin Spacey In It But Doesn't, Anymore.  Scott hopes to change that narrative and those efforts began with that very decision - the decision to completely remove Spacey from the finished film and replace him with Christopher... Continue Reading →

Review – The Greatest Showman

Earlier this year, I went with my sister and brother-in-law to take my nieces to see the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus as it made its final rounds throughout America.  A longstanding tradition dating back to the year 1919 (formally, but initiated long before that in the mid-1800s), much had changed for the... Continue Reading →

102. Manchester by the Sea

Awards season continues on with Manchester by the Sea, a heartfelt character study about family, loss, and searching for any sort of love in a largely loveless world.  This is the third directorial effort from Kenneth Lonergan (who also wrote the script) and is the highest profile of the three, putting him on the map and... Continue Reading →

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