Archetypes: Film: Review: ‘Little Men’ (2016)

Two 13-year-old boys become pawns in a much larger family scenario involving homes, livelihood and money in Little Men, a film about gentrification of neighborhoods and human spirits. Co-written and directed by Ira Sachs, the movie quickly sets up a seemingly insoluble issue. Through his father’s death, Manhattan resident Brian Jardine (Greg Kinnear) has inherited […]

Astrology: Film: ‘Stuck in Love’ (2013)

In Josh Boone’s Stuck in Love, award-winning novelist Bill Borgens (Greg Kinnear) still has profound feelings for Erica (Jennifer Connelly), his ex-wife, even setting a place for her, in absence, at the dinner table. Clearly Bill is living in the past. But as the movie develops, his folly can be more accurately described as a […]