Roma Focuses on the Invisible Things that Tie Us Together

Roma begins with the sloshing of water over tiles. There are suds. In the reflection of the water, we see an opening to the sky flanked by walls – we are in a courtyard. Still in the reflection, a plane flies by, and we hear it’s distant rumble. Eventually, we learn we are in a… Continue reading Roma Focuses on the Invisible Things that Tie Us Together

Proud Mary Doesn’t Live Up to it’s B-Movie Potential

Sometime last month I was at the theater with my partner (and occasional blog contributor) Liza, and we saw a trailer that comprised solely of Taraji P Henson shooting guns, and performing other action movie tropes. I turned to her and asked, “What do you think that movie is about?” Neither of could come up… Continue reading Proud Mary Doesn’t Live Up to it’s B-Movie Potential