Mary Poppins Returns

I found myself sitting in the theater growing sadder and sadder as I watched Mary Poppins Returns. Sadder still because I think the casting is perfect. I loved the cameos of Dick Van Dyke and Angela Lansbury. So, what was it about this movie that made me so sad? All the elements were there. The […]

The Hate U Give

The  Hate U Give is a fucking brilliant movie. The script is amazing and the acting and directing is perfect, just perfect. While the entire cast is wonderful, Amandla Stenberg was brilliant and deserves awards and accolades for her performance. If you’re a person on the margins in America, this is a must see film […]

The Green Book

Went to see The Green Book. I expect that Mahershala Ali  (Don Shirley) and Viggo Mortensen (Tony Vallelonga) will both be nominated for Academy Awards. Both actors offered solid performances. This is a story that needs to be told. The majority of us don’t know enough about this time in history (1961 in the US deep south). […]

Sophie Tucker

I continue to explore fame. I didn’t realize I had this tendency until I started to blog everyday and explore the movies and music and books that influence me. I had some free time and was scrolling through Amazon Prime looking for something to watch and there was a biography of the great Sophie Tucker. […]