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Sly, directed by Thom Zimny, is an engaging, fascinating look back at the life and career of Sylvester Stallone. The film is structured around a series of interviews with Mr. Stallone, in and around his expansive home as it’s getting packed up for a move. I loved the way the fil

Orion and the Dark is a terrific new animated film, created by Dreamworks Animation and released on Netflix.  It’s written by acclaimed screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), and as su

Somewhere in Queens is the directorial debut of Ray Romano.  Mr. Romano co-wrote the screenplay with Mark Stegemann, and he stars in the film as Leo Russo.  Leo is a classic Ray Romano character, a good-hearted but somewhat bumbling schlub, who works for his father’s construct

I enjoyed the first season of Reacher, and I found myself eagerly looking forward to the show’s return.  The second season adapted the eleventh Reacher novel by Lee Child, Bad Luck and Trouble.  In that story, Reacher gets an S.O.S. from Frances Neagley, a member of his old Ar