‘Manchester by the Sea’

  This year’s ‘Boston movie’ is ‘Manchester by the Sea.’   Told through a series of flashbacks mixed with present days events, Casey Affleck stars as a young working class New Englander who takes custody of his nephew (Lucas Hedges) when his older brother (always reliable Kyle Chandler) dies young.  In the present, Casey’s character […]

‘Interstellar’

So what does the genius Christopher Nolan do with his ‘blank check’?  He makes a film that’s not quite on the level of 2001: A Space Odyssey. But honestly, what is? Interstellar is epic and ambitious and unique (especially in the current era of filmmaking).  The McConnaisance is the headliner of this ‘near future’ tale of […]