For a thoughtful and poignant movie, look no further than Just Mercy, which is based on Bryan Stevenson’s book of the same name. A sub-group of our family saw it yesterday and really enjoyed it. This is a “real life” story about a man was framed for a murder and put on death row and
One of our daughters and I went to see RBG, the documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It was very good. The movie featured archival footage, but also, interviews with the Justice, her friends and her family. I was particularly moved by the details of her private life: losing her mother while young, suffering indignations
The older members of our family went out to see Crazy Rich Asians on Friday night. I highly recommend it. It is entertaining, witty and very easy on the eyes. Director Jon Chu did an amazing job, and Constance Wu was a great choice for the female lead role. Here is the trailer. I really
It is both a book and a movie. My friends, Andy and Lisa, recommended the book. Mrs. T. decided to read it for her trip to Cambodia. So, I read the book and recently watched the movie (trailer below). In my opinion, they’re well worth it. Author Loung Ung wrote about her family’s ordeal during
One of my children and I just saw the Wonder Woman movie. I highly recommend it. The movie has a little bit for everyone. There is a good plot, action, special effects, a love story. It is structured to be a quest for the characters: three acts that develop and ultimately end when the characters
For Date Night, Mrs. T. and I went to see the documentary about James Baldwin. It’s very good. No wonder it has been nominated for an Oscar. We left the theater in silence and didn’t talk for a while during the drive back. It is a movie that requires a lot of post-viewing processing time.