Review: Wolf of Wall Street

In A&E, The Point Weekly by Arthur Shingler

“The Wolf of Wall Street” is a film — no, a movie — of utter inconsequence.  As it follows the real-life rise and fall of billionaire stockbroker Jordan Belfort, the …

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Oscar Watch: “Her”

In A&E, The Point Weekly by Arthur Shingler

Spike Jonze’s first film since 2009’s “Where The Wild Things Are,” “Her” — set in the near future — follows lonely writer Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) who works as a …

Is It A Wonderful Life?

In A&E, The Point Weekly, TV & Movies by Arthur Shingler

In Frank Capra’s “It’s A Wonderful Life,” George Bailey is faced with a decision: to leave his small bank Home and Loan — a pillar of the community and representative …

Film Remedies For Your Turkey Hangover

In A&E, TV & Movies by Arthur Shingler

NEW ON NETFLIX: For the greater part of “The Limits of Control,” one can’t help but look into actor Isaach de Bankolé’s rigid, contemplating face as one might a member …