‘Judy’ is not notable for the narrative, but rather the accuracy of Zellweger’s portrayal of the legendary singer/wreck. It’s a scene, man.
‘The Harp of Kings’ is a melding of past and present, introducing reality television tropes to the realm of fantasy. It’s distinctive, but safe enough for the merry throng of YA readers.
Tarantino’s historically skewed take on Hollywood isn’t accurate, nor is it entirely Tarantino. Whatever it may be, it remains with the viewer.
This year’s Lion King is almost a shot-for-shot duplication of the famed 1994 effort. While nostalgia is a hell of a drug, I’m wondering if it might be time we check ourselves into rehab.
Anna Sherman’s travel book about Tokyo reads like no other, part history, part fiction, all grounded in fact. A staggering reassembling of an ancient city turned neon metropolis.