writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce

Goodbye Christopher Robin

October 13, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Not only did I grow up with an English mum, I raised my own children on Winnie the Pooh books and toys. I still very much treasure the images—and yes, greeting cards—with the gentle friends walking side by side along the woodsy trail because of the sense of heritage I get from the tilt of the [...]


March 11, 2005
I wasn't expecting much from this film but I was pleasantly surprised. I find the English humor in the film very funny at times even though it took me a bit to understand the accents. Damian is so funny because he attends the School of the Saints and "sees" Saints all the time. He even has [...]

Code 46

August 20, 2004
This apparent low-budget sci-fi movie is devoid of a plot or any dialog of depth or significance. The first hour of the film is needed to learn the meanings of the made-up words. In this futuristic society, people must receive permission from the government before they can procreate. If their DNA [...]


January 26, 2001
While I love involving storytelling, “The Claim” tells a story that’s nearly as stark and depressing as its setting, lighting and photography. A rough-hewn community with its citizenry comprised mainly of gold seekers and prostitutes, the leads struggle with the climate and the emptiness of [...]