Review: Ant-Man

From the first time I heard about a cinematic version of the Ant-Man story, I was baffled. Norse Gods? Sure. Guys who gain spider powers and use it to fight crime? Okay. A woman who can turn herself invisible? Uh, sure. But the idea of a superhero who can shrink down to the size of an ant is more evocative of The Incredible Shrinking Man, a dark 1957 diatribe against environmental pollution and unfettered science,…Read More

Review: Love Happens

Imagine having a tragic loss and coping with that by writing a heartfelt journal that, through a series of coincidences, turns into a national best selling book on dealing with grief. Before you know it, you find yourself a self-help guru running workshops throughout the United States, even as you still have a niggling feeling that you haven’t really dealt with all the emotions related to the loss itself. That’s the situation that Burke Ryan,…Read More