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Monthly Archives: June 2022

ELVIS (in theatres)

Elvis Presley (1935-1977) torpedoed the music genre with the same iconoclasm  Andy Warhol (1928-1987) dealt to the art world, blasting the suited-singers, framed paintings, eliminating boundaries, bulldozing the norm and excavating a future never envisioned. Director Baz Luhrmann (“The Great Gatsby”) with his lavishly excessive style unveils the genius of a young white boy saturated in gospel, jazz, rhythm-and-blues, a …

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“PEAKY BLINDERS” 6TH SEASON   NETFLIX In my estimation this season tops the others in writing, intense characterization and the effects of moral turpitude; Cillian Murphy, redolently ripe as “Tommy Shelby” sears as a man plagued by his misdeeds, its consequences, and religious retribution; farfetched, but reeks of legitimacy and the power of the mind to transcend reality. FOUR STARS!!!! …

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Doris Kearns Goodwin is the quintessential historian; with remarkable intelligence, insight and ultimate comprehension, she masters the lives, initiatives, goals, achievements of all her subjects: Abraham Lincoln (“Team of Rivals”), Franklin Roosevelt (& Eleanor)(“No Ordinary Time”) Lyndon Johnson (“And the American Dream”); it is the “Bully Pulpit”, focusing on Theordore Roosevelt (1858-1919) and his extraordinary life that Goodwin documents in …

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