April showers bring may flowers… After a frigid Chicago winter, the weather has begun to finally shift and my life continues to be hectic after getting married last month.
In terms of film watching, winter was an opportunity to continue to catch up with the best-received films from 2018 and start to give a look at the 2019 crop.
Continue reading A pocketful of reviews, part 2
In anticipation of the ceremony for the Academy Awards, I thought it would be as good a time as any to share my impressions on the 2018 crop of movie making.
The thoughts I am about to share are an ever-shifting compendium that may look different in a week, a month, or a year from now.
Continue reading Academy Awards preview: best films released in 2018
After some minor health issues that have marked the beginning of my 2018, I am pleased to be able to come back to this blog if not with perfect health, at least with the knowledge that my afflictions are fixable and temporary.
I return with optimism because great changes at a personal level may come in 2018 should everything go well and I stay focused.
Continue reading Months in review: films, Academy Awards, #Metoo and a rough start to 2018 (part 1)