How Do I Love Red? Let Me Count The Ways

Sometimes if one waits a long time to see a movie, there is a letdown when one actually views it.  I was thinking that might be the case for me with Red. I was happy to be wrong this time. Red may be a rather typical spy/action movie, since it involves a group of the…
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Ah, The Passion Of The Russians!

A couple nights ago I watched The Last Station, which is based on a novel of the same title, written by Jay Parini.  The movie (and the novel) is about Leo Tolstoy’s last years, and the fight between Tolstoy’s wife and one of Tolstoy’s “apostles.”  Tolstoy seemed to be somewhat embarrassed by his wealth and position in…
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