THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

Substance Abuse.  Throughout life, the choices or decisions we make not only affect our own state of mind, but the perceptions of those around us.  Sometimes, the results are happy or joyous.  Other times, they create stress and disdain.  When those choices lead to unhappiness, we lose control of ourselves, seeking confinement within euphoria; often […]

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THE END OF THE TOUR

Artists are often lonely people.  Not because they don’t want to be in the limelight, but because what they really crave is contact with other humans on their own level. In James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour, Jesse Eisenberg plays David Lipsky, a Rolling Stone staff member looking for a real story to suit […]

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MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE (Blu-ray)

Just after the start of the Pierce Brosnan Bond series and before Jason Bourne, Ethan Hunt graced 3,012 screens throughout the United States on Memorial Day weekend, 1996.  Armed with a $70 million budget on a script that, initially, no one liked, and on a project that Paramount could not previously get off the ground, […]

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