“Thank you for this day, Daddy. I hope I lived right and if I see you one day that I make you proud.” I first saw Katie Says Goodbye at the 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival, where I ranked it among my favorites. The film won jury awards for Best Actress (Olivia Cooke) and Best… [Read More]
not sure if you watch ABC’s The Middle; if not, you might consider it it’s just a family sitcom, but a pretty good one, especially if you watch with your kids, which is how we do it and how it’s intended, i’d say it’s in its 9th (and final) season, so i’ve been thinking a bit… [Read More]
Based on a true story, The Dark Horse, follows Genesis (Gen) Potini, a one-time chess champion who spent years in and out of mental hospitals. While it’s not unusual for stories to have a Christ Figure who is mentally ill, I found the unusual way that Gen serves in that role to be both fresh and challenging.