Author: Lucie Weissman


I found “Joy” to be quite entertaining. Why this movie received such mediocre reviews, I do not understand. Yes, it could have been a lot shorter, a common problem with movies today. But, other than that, I thought this was …Read More


It is a rare pleasure to experience a movie such as “Mustang.” The movie is filmed in a small village in Northern Turkey. It is the story of five beautiful orphaned sisters ranging in age from about 12 to 16 …Read More

Art in London

  We attended two terrific shows in London recently. One was the “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” at Tate Modern. It closed Sept. 7, but will travel to the New York MOMA and open on October 12. The New Yorker wrote, …Read More


Paul Rudnick, whose brilliant writing I have enjoyed in the past, has come up with a little masterpiece in this week’s New Yorker’s Shouts and Murmurs. He pushes all the right buttons in a scathing satire that is dead-on about a number …Read More


In the first scene of this film, we learn that two babies were accidentally switched at birth in the hospital; one, the son of an Israeli couple, and the other, the son of a Palestinian couple. This situation makes for …Read More