Nothing’s as easy as it seems in A Simple Favor

Stephanie Smothers seems to lead an uncomplicated life, sure, when we meet her at the start of A Simple Favor. The single mom earns her attention online. No, not those type of sites. She sets up a camera and runs her own mommy vlog, dispensing tips for women of similar mind and pursuits. Then one…

A Kid Like Jake doesn’t quite know where to go

Things are going quite well for this urban family in the Big Apple as psychologist dad does his figuring out at the office, former-attorney mom happily stays home to raise their son and said kid Jake has a fine time creatively dressing up as his favorite story characters, in his room and with the other…

Sorry, Rick, I didn’t feel much sympathy for you

Yes, this kid truly was put in many tough situations. It was not easy being one Richard Wersche Jr. in Detroit circa 1973. Richard Sr. thought it was a good idea to cart his just-turned-teenager son around to gun shows with him to exploit his knowledge of assault weapons. For buying and selling. The FBI…