Thor Emerges From “The Dark World”

D.M. Haight Gods. Men. When their worlds collide nothing overtly good can come of it. But when the threat of universal darkness hangs over the heads of the universe, the Asgardians go to battle to set right...

The Happenings at “The BirdCage”

S. LaMere Politics. Drama. Sass. Drag. This movie has it all. The American counterpart to¬ La Cage aux Folles¬ (France 1978),¬ The Birdcage¬ (1996), is by far my favorite feel-better film. Actually,...

Constricting Space: “Gravity”

D.M. Haight There are only a few films that can legitimately inspire. In 90 minutes Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity did more for Science Fiction than many of the films in the genre have done in a...

Tina Fey Is Okay in “Admission”

J. Schmidt Who could turn down the opportunity to watch a movie that brings together two of the most charming and seemingly down-to-earth comedic actors of our day and age? I almost did! I had...

“The Office”: My Nine to Five

S. LaMere At the end of the last television season, a few of my favorite primetime shows came to their eventual end. One, in particular, brought me to tears during their finale (which doesn’t...