The Novitiate

I don’t think this movie will encourage you to become a nun, but it was fascinating to watch.  A young neglected girl falls in love with the church and we watch as she goes through the stages to take her vows. Simultaneously Vatican II is happening outside the walls, and eventually inside.  I was shocked […]

aida’s secret

Once again I found myself walking across the park to The Lincon Center Movie Theatre. A new story, a documentary, a reason to reflect, count your blessings, remember horror, and a journey.   I could have liked the characters more, but i didn’t need to.  the story was just compelling enough to keep me interested. […]

It’s For Your Own Good.  Three fathers take on the challenge of excising there daughters boyfriends for there lives.  A silly heartwarming giggle inducing film.

Beatriz at Dinner was … enjoyable. A bit predictable. Visually engrossing.

I, Daniel Blake

Went tonight to see I, Daniel Blake at the Cosford at UM. I enjoyed the movie.  It was a story, something I am more accustomed to reading about , as opposed to seeing on the screen.  Slow, interesting, thought provoking.   a sad tale, and yet also, after sone thought, a story that spoke to […]

Megan Leavey

Based on the true story of Megan Leavey and her dog Rex.  This movie tugged at every heart string.   I sat rapt for the entire two hours.  I didn’t know what the movie was about or where it was going, but that didn’t matter.  Like reading a good book, I enjoyed a good story, […]


With a young Hugh Grant, Maurice, adapted from a novel by E.M. Forster about Gay love at the turn of the 20th century.  How far we have come.  What a heartbreaking and thought provoking tale.