Jeff York

Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” is a Gorgeous and Haunting Tale of the Working Class

Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” is a Gorgeous and Haunting Tale of the Working Class

The opening image in Roma is one that starts off as mysterious, then turns monotonous, and finally, becomes a haunting metaphor for the plight of the working class. The image is of the outdoor tiles of a driveway being washed as buckets of water cascade across them again and again. We hear scrubbing, but the […]

 Jeff York

Margot Robbie’s Femme Fatale Dominates the Stylish Noir of “Terminal”

Margot Robbie’s Femme Fatale Dominates the Stylish Noir of “Terminal”

In celebrity interviews on television, Margot Robbie comes off like “the girl next door.” On screen, however, her persona is more like the girl who will end up putting you in jail or worse. Robbie purred and slithered all over Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” She stole “Suicide Squad” with a Harley […]