There’s very little one can do that’s more selfless than adopt a child who has a disability. It’s an enormous responsibility to take on, and we should collectively be supportive of people who are able to do it. That idea is at the heart of Any Day Now.
It would be very, very easy to write off Patrick Wang’s debut film as a Message Movie. After all, it’s about a gay man in the south trying to get custody of his son, and Wang wrote, directed and stars in it.
.On paper, the central relationship at the heart of Sean Baker’s new film, Starlet—the life-changing one between a vibrant young woman and a cantankerous older lady—has the potential to be as sentimental and saccharine as any Lifetime movie.
Brad Pitt starred as Jesse James, and he’s back to play another complicated bad guy in Killing Them Softly, the adaptation of George Higgins’ book about a professional enforcer whose services are required when business-as-usual goes awry.