Movies to watch during a (non) blizzard

Binge-watching TV shows and reading a good book are all good snow-related activities (does ordering liquor from Astor Wines constitute take-out?) but also is catching up on some of the movies I missed at the multiplex. So I curled up and watched Love is Strange, Life Itself and Boyhood. My shortest review belongs to Love…

Words and Pictures – Battle lines are drawn

Words and Pictures, starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, is not a great movie—not even a good movie, but it is a good chick flick and makes for a great date movie. Owen and Binoche are terrific actors who manage to salvage a weak plot and turn it into a story that is charming, funny and…

The Rising Generation Gives David Gergen Hope

Rarely do I leave the 92Y without feeling energized.  Whether it is a book reading, lecture series or interview the intimacy of the venue and the quality of the speakers is unsurpassed. Last week I attended 21st Century Leadership with David Gergen: The Rising Generation.  David Gergen is one of the few “talking heads” that…