Tom Hanks’ Sully sticks the landing with hardly a splash

How’d you like it if you just pulled off the most miraculous move of your career, in the front of the clenched-shut eyes of 153 souls and most likely wide-open eyes of their highest Power, just to have your judgment-makers on a smug bureaucratic panel insist you made the wrong decision? Meet Chesley Sullenberger. That’s…

Is any movie worth a fourth swing at it?

To me, “A Star is Born” means a drunked-up rocker played by Kris Kristofferson doing the right/wrong/right/wrong dance with a wild-eyed optimist of a young singer played by Barbra Streisand. To a generation that came ahead of me, Judy Garland was the young singer. In the original, it was … well, you can trace the…