Florence Foster Jenkins: The Caterpillar Who Wanted So Badly to Use Money To Become A Butterfly

“Was everyone laughing at me the whole time?” This question, demanded in earnest on her deathbed by socialite Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) could easily be asked at the end of anyone’s life, when they’ve suddenly realized just how farcical it was–especially after years of essentially using financial clout to …

Time Out of Mind Gives An Empathetic, Though Somewhat Sanitized Lens into NYC’s Homeless

For a population often overlooked or simply ignored, Oren Moverman’s Time Out of Mind offers at least some modicum of respect and empathy to the homeless–specifically those subjected to the rough-hewn lifestyle of New York. The drawback, of course, is that it is told through the somewhat sanitized lens of a formerly middle class …