My Dog Skip: a time when communities were small

Over Spring Break, the Rocha family has viewed a couple of movies this week. We watched the film My Dog Skip (2000), which stars Kevin Bacon and Frankie Munoz, which I vaguely remember. It is not a coming of age movie per se, but rather an awkward boy who becomes one of the boys when he gets a dog for his 9th birthday. The major theme of the movie is friendship. … More My Dog Skip: a time when communities were small

Revisiting Julie and Julia through The Tourist

I enjoyed seeing the previews for the latest Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp movie, The Tourist. I enjoy watching both actors on screen and usually for different reasons. Ms. Jolie’s physical appearance alludes me, in the sense at times she presents herself, elegant and chic, while at other times…too thin and neglectful of her true … More Revisiting Julie and Julia through The Tourist