Words and talking


Between 2005-2016 I wrote more than 2,000 reviews for the Chicago Tribune's RedEye. Here's a good place to start.

You're pointless, 'The Front Runner'

“Some things may be interesting,” Hart says in his speech announcing the end to his campaign, “but that doesn’t mean they’re important.” The movie about him approaches something important and refuses to be interesting.

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Most biopics are not good, and guess what

Might have been an Ivy League-pedigreed “The Wolf of Wall Street” for the comedy set -- appreciating the lowbrow takedown of the high-minded as well as the impact of pressure and money on friendship. “A Futile and Stupid Gesture” doesn't even deserve to carry the “The Social Network”’s books.

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