In Their Own League Advent Countdown: 11. Batman Returns

By Joan Amenn The holidays have arrived in Gotham City but the locals don’t seem to be feeling much in the spirit of the season. Maybe that’s because instead of Santa soaring across the sky, there have been sightings of a giant bat amid the rooftops. Only Tim Burton could create a Christmas story so dark and yet great, campy fun. Danny DeVito gives the … Continue reading In Their Own League Advent Countdown: 11. Batman Returns

Review: Cyrano

Year: 2021 Runtime: 124 minutes Director: Joe Wright Writers: Erica Schmidt (screenplay), Edmond Rostand (original play) Actors: Haley Bennett, Peter Dinklage, Ben Mendelsohn, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Bashir Salahuddin By Joan Amenn Sometimes a film takes a second viewing to make you aware of how much it moves you. If you have a rather cynical view of romance, perhaps, “Cyrano” (2021) won’t be your cup of … Continue reading Review: Cyrano