Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018)

Directed by Gus Van Sant This is a movie about quadriplegic John Callahan's journey to sobriety.  Along the way he enlists the help of a sponsor, Donnie and a budding interest in cartooning.  Well, that and forgiving everyone who may have hurt him, including himself. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot is concerned … Continue reading Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018)

Where Is My Friend’s House (1987)

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami Where Is My Friend's House reminded me of several different children-centric European films: Truffaut's The 400 Blows (1959), Vittorio De Sica's The Bicycle Thief (1948) and another 1987 film, Louis Malle's Au Revoir Les Enfants. The story follows a young boy, Ahmed, as he doggedly searches a small town to return a notebook to … Continue reading Where Is My Friend’s House (1987)