Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Calvary’ (2014)

Everyone has a cross to bear. But a parish priest tending his flock in Ireland’s County Sligo has really gotten more than his share in Calvary, a movie that addresses archetypal Pluto issues of power, abandonment and revenge, as well as Neptune themes of sacrifice and victimization. Directed and written by John Michael McDonagh, Calvary, […]

Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Chinese Puzzle’ (2014)

Embracing and developing the Libran qualities of fairness, cooperation and balance are essential to a successful relationship. And in Chinese Puzzle, directed and written by Cédric Klapisch, Xavier Rousseau (Romain Duris) – a recurring character in Klapisch’s The Spanish Apartment and Russian Dolls – needs to learn those balancing lessons in a hurry. Xavier is […]

Astrology: Film: ‘A Single Shot’ (2013)

At the beginning of the novel The Road, Cormac McCarthy writes, “Nights dark beyond darkness and days more gray each one than what had gone before.” David M. Rosenthal’s A Single Shot is spectacularly gray – a gorgeously shot moody hue of a sky, replete with a breathtaking, overhanging mist set against the pines – […]

Film: ‘Flight’ (2012)

Nothing dissolves boundaries like air travel. And in “Flight,” the new movie from director Robert Zemeckis that debuted on the final day of the New York Film Festival, no one is as involved with boundaries – either traversing over state lines while commandeering a jet, or blurring boundaries through his addiction to alcohol and cocaine […]