Monthly Archives: January 2017

“Beware the Slenderman”

The catalyst for  HBO’s latest documentary, “Beware the Slenderman,” is a heinous crime, which occurred in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on May 31, 2014 – the stabbing of  Payton Leutner, an adolescent girl. A man, out riding his bicycle, discovered Payton’s blood … Continue reading

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“The Monster” (2016)

Kathy, portrayed by Emmy nominee Zoe Kazan (Olive Kitteridge), is a divorced, neglectful mother, who frequently smokes, and drinks to the point of passing out. The young, but willful, Lizzy, played by Ella Ballentine (Anne of Green Gables), acts more … Continue reading

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“American Honey”

From the opening scene, until the closing credits, “American Honey” follows the character of ‘Star,’ portrayed in her film debut by Sasha Lane. She is someone who, the viewer will come to learn, is a mixture of naivety and self-assuredness; … Continue reading

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