3-Hankie Weepie earns them by dealing honestly with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Excellent performances by Hilary Swank as the “perfect” woman stricken by a catastrophic diagnosis and Emmy¬†Rossum as the rebellious college student who becomes her caregiver (and then grows to become more). Could have been awful, so kudos to director ¬†George C. Wolfe plus… Continue reading YOU’RE NOT YOU


A sheltered teen from a troubled family falls headlong into her first summer romance. This new adaptation of Scott Spencer’s source novel–directed by Shana Feste–makes radical changes to the one Franco Zeffirelli directed in ’81 & that is all to the good. The new “Jade Butterfield” (Gabriella Wilde) is older & more accomplished than the… Continue reading ENDLESS LOVE (2014)