Dungeons and Dragons (2000)

The tabletop role playing game Dungeons & Dragons is a beloved favorite and has enjoyed anything from fair to robust popularity in the forty-plus years since it debuted. This long-anticipated film of 2000 does the community no favors, having inspired sweeping...

TV Time! “The Sinner” (2017)

Cora Tannetti (Jessica Biel) is a thirtysomething wife and mother to a young child. She works with her husband Mason (Christopher Abbott) in the family air conditioning business, in upstate New York. She obviously loves her husband and child; the viewer, however, can...

Weekly Round-Up: Fever Lake

What kind of week is it when all I’ve managed to watch is a bottom-of-the-barrel Corey film? To be fair, I’ve been working pretty hard at binge-watching “Brooklyn 99” to prepare for the new season, and reading grim British detective novels....

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Lucky me, I am obsessed with nineteenth century seafaring disasters of late. Like a virulent flu, I suspect this obsession will soon run its frantic course. After all: these tales, incredible as they are, have a sameness. They are marked by man’s hubris and...