A Purist Rom-Com: A Touch of Death in “The Trouble with Harry”

From death cometh life and the living can be ridiculous! Fascinating! Oh good, good grief! Alfred Hitchcock always liked his films to have a sense of humor about them, and “The Trouble with Harry” is the height of funny stuff. There’s this man who happens to have died at the apex of everybody’s favorite hiking…

The World of “Outlander” vs. the Spectacle of “Reign”

I love history and I truly appreciate that people who run television networks think historical characters are worth putting on T.V., but why must it all be inaccurate? Can it not be spectacular and real and massively viewed, all at once? Why did a show like “Reign” make it past the first season? Sensationalism. Targeting…

Top 10 Feminist Films, 2000-2010

In which I introduce ten beautiful and innovative stories about women who thrive against the odds set against them. These are stories that allow me a glimpse of a brighter image of women in the film world. My Top 10 Feminist Films of 2000-2010 I invite you to share your thoughts on the topic and…

Season of Self

Gingko: BOOM- right up my nose. A scent that triggers my feelings about autumn. I am instantly happy at the scent of this fruit, smashed on the ground beneath my boots. Happiness: the joy of the harvest time for a New Yorker otherwise disconnected from most of the actual harvesting process. I’m ever excited by…