The U.S. and the Holocaust is an essential documentary on the Shoah and the documentary’s 2022 airing is as timely and relevant as ever. Every viewer is going to respond differently to this film. The imagery can be graphic at times but this was what life was like for Jews under Nazi rule. The recent rise of antisemitism–and especially from celebrities of late–is a reason why people should watch this film. We now live in…"The U.S. and the Holocaust: Essential, Timely, and Relevant"
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is now available to bring home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD following the digital release two weeks ago. If there’s a film that teaches us about the values of kindness over the last year, it’s this film. If you want a biographical film, there’s the Won’t You Be My Neighbor documentary. While this film is based on a magazine article, the script took some dramatic liberties such…"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Comes Home"
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood tells the story of a journalist who befriends Fred Rogers while writing a profile on heroes for Esquire. From the moment that the film starts and Fred Rogers opens the door to put on the cardigan, the emotions certainly began to hit. How can they not? We’re talking about a true American hero who represents the very best that society has to offer. After all, he’s Mister Rogers–the man…"Toronto 2019: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
With some very strong acting performances, The Report follows a Senate staffer’s thorough investigation into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program. Even though the film starts with the beginning of the investigation in 2009, the flashbacks date back to 2001. Daniel J. Jones (Adam Driver) was tasked with researching the CIA while working as a staffer for U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. This followed a 14-1 vote by the Senate Intelligence Committee. As an…"Sundance 2019: The Report"
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle feels so redundant coming just over two and a half years following the release of Disney’s The Jungle Book. Let’s go through this one more time. A young child who grows up to be a man-cub, Mowgli (Rohan Chand), is orphaned in the jungle when Shere Khan (Benedict Cumberbatch) attacks his family. A panther, Bagheera (Christian Bale), rescues him and leaves him with the wolves where Nisha (Naomie Harris) adopts…"Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle lack bare necessities"