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The Luv Doc: A Ray of Hope
Wherein the Luv Doc unveils the key to happiness
"...instead. That's right, you need to put on some happiness training wheels. Start on the green slopes...."

Jan. 8, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

The Peanuts Movie
Happiness is a warm animated cartoon called The Peanuts Movie
"...Happiness is a warm feature-length animated cartoon called The Peanuts..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The film starts off as promising sci-fi, but turns into a disappointing shoot-’em-up
"...Wealth can’t buy health, happiness, or immortality, but in the world of Self/less, wealth..."

July 10, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Simple, elegant, and lovely, this live-action fairy tale enchants
"...finally runs smooth for Cinderella, the look of contented happiness on James’ face as she gazes at her husband-to-be..."

March 13, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Ultimate Life
This inspirational film based is both a sequel and prequel to The Ultimate Gift, and is based on Jim Stovall's novel.
" and wildcatter, Jason learns that money cannot buy happiness. What the viewers learn is that money can’t buy..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

This Is 40
Growing old gracefully is not an option in Judd Apatow's world.
"...herself into an existential tizzy after turning 40. Is happiness a choice? It’s an idea worth exploring, but writer/director..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
Coprophiliacs looking for a movie that really rings their chimes will be positively tintinnabulating from this arthouse horror number.
" will be quivering, too, but not necessarily from happiness. This notorious Dutch film is sort of a thinking..."

May 7, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Coco Before Chanel
Before she became a world-renowned brand, Coco Chanel was a girl of few prospects but with lots of pluck.
"...a dispassionate and aloof playmate who never finds the happiness she desires. Fontaine (The Girl From Monaco) also shows..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A well-chosen cast props up this otherwise shallow story that stars Kevin Spacey as a therapist who turns to pot in the wake of a personal crisis.
" help others cope, and his popular book on happiness (No. 7 on The New York Times’ bestseller list)..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Cove
This marvelously made agitprop documentary exposes the dark secrets that underpin the world’s dolphin mania.
"...and assume they are in a constant state of happiness. The Cove exposes the dark secrets that underpin the..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Little Red Truck
A chronicle of the work of the Missoula Children’s Theatre, which travels the country to introduce children to the joys of musical theatre.
"...too hard on a movie about little kids finding happiness and confidence in artistic expression – especially when you..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Elaine: The Extended Cut
The incomparable Ms. Stritch on humor, happiness, Tennessee, Beckett, and bad directors
"...Samuel Beckett's Endgame at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, happiness, and the importance of change. The call took place..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ripple Effect
Like a pilgrim seeking salvation, Ripple Effect is awash in self-important questions, becoming an exercise in pop mysticism which stars Forest Whitaker.
" spiritual possibility and insight. Where do we find happiness? How can we leave guilt behind and forgive ourselves?..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Broken English
Parker Posey gives a lovely, toned-down performance as Nora Wilder, the single, mid-30s Manhattanite at the heart of this romantic comedy.
" (and soon-to-be motion picture), Nora's circuitous path to happiness finds a Prince Charming waiting at the end of..."

July 13, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Trust the Man
With distinct echoes of Woody Allen, Trust the Man follows fashionably neurotic New Yorkers in oversized apartments as they search for happiness, love, and sex.
"...New Yorkers in oversized apartments as they search for happiness, love, and sex. As Moore’s husband and father of..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

The Oh in Ohio
This story of an uptight corporate go-getter (Posey), her sad-sack high school science teacher husband (Rudd), and her search for her first orgasm is intended to invoke rolling laughter but instead results in repeated sighs.
"...a masturbation counselor. Ultimately, the awkward filmmaking and unfunny sex-equals-happiness theme combine to create a mind-numbingly bad filmgoing experience...."

Aug. 18, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Who Killed the Electric Car?
This multifaceted documentary about the history of GM's electric car seeks the culprit responsible for its demise and finds plenty of blame to go around.
"...that required no gasoline or motor oil. Despite consumer happiness with the vehicle, the entire fleet of EV1s was..."

July 28, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt
Vivid yet impressionistic, this documentary tribute to the musician Townes Van Zandt brings the life and the music of this songwriter's songwriter into focus.
"...Brown seeks to learn the price paid and the happiness earned by living as Van Zandt did, in total..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Monster's Ball
"...Yet their story has such urgency and desperation for happiness that we unconsciously root for them -- and for..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

I Stand Alone
"...the barrel of a gun, and for the butcher happiness may be a warm gun, but I Stand Alone..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Children of Heaven
Young, impoverished, Iranian siblings go to great lengths to cover up the fact that they've lost a pair of shoes.
"...situation is in prominent relief, yet there is a happiness about their lives that defies sheer gloss. Here is..."

April 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mighty Peking Man
This 1977 Shaw Brothers production from Hong Kong is a gleefully silly riff on everything monster movies and was re-released under the auspices of Quentin Tarantino in 1999.
"...burning question: “Can a lovelorn Hong Kong explorer find happiness in a romantic triangle with a scantily clad jungle..."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bad Manners
"...If you're the kind of sick pup who found Happiness not only meritorious but deeply pleasurable, this one's for..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Love Serenade
"...Love and loss and floundering about in search of happiness in the tiny town of Sunray, Australia. Barrett's feature..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hollow Reed
"...that his own critical needs will destroy the precarious happiness of all the adults that dominate his world. He's..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...As the movie opens, the prostitutes of the Red Happiness Inn, a brothel on the outskirts of Shanghai, are..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Richie Rich
"...Being at odds with its own “money can't buy happiness” clichés, Richie Rich is the kind of film that..."

Dec. 23, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Accompanist
"...her subordinate role. She discards a chance for marital happiness on the advice of Irene and once in London..."

March 18, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

We're Back! a Dinosaur's Story
"...for friends of his own, and Cecilia, a lonely, money-doesn't-buy-happiness little girl whose affluent parents never seem to be..."

Dec. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

The Last Days of Chez Nous
"...she becomes unhappy unless she is able to provide happiness for others. But neither is Beth selfless and all-giving...."

May 21, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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