Barrytown in the Time of COVID: Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy in Print and on Film in 2021.

Before the pandemic began, my library would host weekly, and one additional monthly book sale. As an official patron and … More

The Strawberry Statement by James Simon Kunen (and directed by Stuart Hagmann)

The Strawberry Statement was one of those surprise purchases from a library book sale. There was something about a slim … More

#747 Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus is Miloš Forman’s brilliant adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s stage play of the same name that mesmerized Broadway for almost three … More

#1186 Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton is the 2015 biopic that tells the story of Eazy-E’s (and the rest of NWA’s) genesis and … More

#189 The Children of Paradise (Les enfants du paradis) (1945)

The history of Children of Paradise, considered to be one of the (if not the) greatest French Films of all time, … More