Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’ puts a fresh spin on the literary classic

Braving the challenge of breathing new life into a classic, oft-adapted novel, writer-director Greta Gerwig has reunited with her “Lady Bird” star, Saoirse Ronan, on “Little Women,” a beautiful shot film that seeks to bring fresh relevance in this 150-year-old story. Go to Source Continue reading Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’ puts a fresh spin on the literary classic

‘Just Mercy’ and ‘Clemency’ each take a stark look at the criminal-justice system

Two year-end movies offer a solid, complementary one-two punch on the issues of the death penalty and criminal justice involving African-Americans, even though one, “Just Mercy,” is based on fact while the other, “Clemency,” is a fictionalized story. Go to Source Continue reading ‘Just Mercy’ and ‘Clemency’ each take a stark look at the criminal-justice system