Ben's 2016 in Cinema: Reflections and Favorites
In the year 2016, cinema almost killed me. Okay, that’s not an accurate statement. But it isn’t far from the truth either. And heck, it does look really good up there doesn’t? On February 1st, on my way back...
Review: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Lonergan's Latest is Earnest if Predictable
The structural adventurousness of Kenneth Lonergan's film about an emotionally numb man learning to open his heart to others again is admirable. But we're too busy wading through the narrative thickets to entirely access the raw beating heart at its core.