Motherless Brooklyn

One might take notice of “Motherless Brooklyn,” Edward Norton’s latest film, and react with disdain to its title. Don’t. The title of the film is as subtly complex as the characters who populate this noir, adapted by Norton from Jonathan Lethem’s novel. Norton plays Lionel Essrog, a private detective investigating the murder of his mentor [...]

By |2019-11-01T16:25:14-07:00November 1st, 2019|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Miss Sloane”

The opening shot of “Miss Sloane” is a tight close up on Jessica Chastain as she methodically, almost impassionately, describes her job as a high-end government lobbyist.  “It’s about foresight, anticipating your opponent's moves, devising countermeasures, and making sure they don’t surprise you” she states as the camera ever so slowly pulls back.  There’s something [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:40-07:00December 9th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments