‘Battle of the Sexes’ – Movie Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on Oct. 5, 2017. The thing about “Battle of the Sexes” is that, no matter who you are, you’re going to like it. It’s a friendly, approachable film: inoffensive, you might say. That’s not a criticism as much as a lament. It’s a well-made, well-acted period piece, but it … Continue reading ‘Battle of the Sexes’ – Movie Review

‘Shakespeare in Love’ – Movie Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on July. 15, 2017. Hollywood addresses the same great question every few years: how to make writers and the act of writing interesting? It’s a strange impulse, because watching the true writing process is tremendously dull. Hours, sometimes days, of fits and starts; good and god-awful writing; self-hatred and … Continue reading ‘Shakespeare in Love’ – Movie Review

‘Life Itself’ – Movie Review

This article originally appeared on Lit To Lens on July. 11, 2017. “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter–tomorrow we will run faster, stretch our arms farther…And then one fine morning– So we beat on, boats against the current, borne … Continue reading ‘Life Itself’ – Movie Review