While ‘The Hours’ is often considered downbeat and depressing, the film actually offers a hopeful message about choosing happiness

Nicole Kidman plays writer Virginia Woolf in ‘The Hours’

Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch) searches for truth in ‘Into the Wild’

‘The Glorias’ is fantastic, but like most films released during the pandemic, it came and went without a word

Julianne Moore plays legendary activist Gloria Steinem in ‘The Glorias’

‘Judgement at Nuremberg’ forces us to comprehend what human beings are capable of when they choose not to care

Spencer Tracy stars in Stanley Kramer’s ‘Judgment at Nuremberg’

The film shows us what it feels like for a girl. Spoiler alert: It’s not great

For over 50 years, Ken Loach has been telling the story of working-class despair and sadly, his films are still relevant today

A family struggles to survive in Ken Loach’s ‘Sorry We Missed You’

Unlike most Hollywood coming of age stories, ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’ is rooted in complex human behavior

Bel Powley plays Minnie in ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’

Jon Alexander

Writer in Brooklyn.

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