You, Tonya, were definitely a handful

The story still seems too strange to be true. Too scandalous to be sports, especially back in 1994. But if you decide to get hold of the Blu-Ray for Margot Robbie’s treatment of I, Tonya, you mostly likely won’t be able to take your eyes off it. Why this, I thought when it was about…

Don’t assume who’s the hero and villain in The Shape of Water

It’s 1962 and, wow, the War is cold. Spies are everywhere. Enemies are known and unknown. And so a lab is brimming with intrigue in Baltimore as director Guillermo Del Toro sets up The Shape of Water from his screenplay written with Vanessa Taylor. We have scientists teamed with government officials and regular folk trying…

Don’t expect to laugh large for Downsizing

If you’ve seen the trailer for Downsizing, you might have been swept away by Matt Damon’s impish little smile at the thought of being swept away to a land of little people. Cute comedy? Sometimes. Damon has range as Paul Safranek, a middle-class, Middle America sort who toils to reach modest dreams with his wife…

The Post reminds us what publish or perish means

There is no fake news in The Post. Weak-kneed journalist need not apply, either, as the president and his justice department followers attempt to put the clamps on a free press. Sound familiar? But this ripped-from-the-news docudrama directed by Steven Spielberg from the work of screenwriters Liz Hannah and Josh Singer turns the calendar way…