Pixar’s New Fantasy Will Lift Your Soul

4 out of 5 stars (one of the best of the year) Note: I asked a family friend with young children about Soul, and the results varied.  The youngest (4) got bored and left while the two older (7 and 10) enjoyed the goofy moments, but were stymied by the human drama and somewhat scared… Continue Reading

Gerwig’s Little Women A Big Misfire

Little Women Poster

1.5 out of 5 stars (One of the Worst of the Year) I don’t like Greta Gerwig’s Little Women.  While it has received near-universal adoration from audiences and critics, I was alternately bored, confused, and frustrated.  I loved the 1994 version, so what went wrong? In my opinion, Greta Gerwig’s Little Women entirely misunderstands its… Continue Reading