Tag: movie-review

  • Let’s Hear It for Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez

    I want you to remember the best summer vacation of your life. Chances are, it was either when you were a kid and the absolute ecstasy of getting out of school on a warm day in June left your tiny body thrumming with the kind of energy not even a school field day can totally…

  • Jack Kelly’s Dreams of Santa Fe

    In 10th grade, a friend of mine and I “convinced” our history teacher to let us watch “Newsies” (Kenny Ortega, 1992) in class because it was tangentially related to the Industrial Revolution, and because we had started, briefly, to gloss over the history of the U.S. Labor Movement. (I say convinced, but now, as a…