The Art of Picking a Family Movie During Quarantine

Where is the category for four grown adults with very different tastes, opinions and life experiences? A category for four wildly different human beings united only by blood and state public health recommendations? There isn’t one. Get ready to be flying blind.

‘Jojo Rabbit’: Surprisingly Sweet

Just keep going. That’s the message here, not that Nazis are funny or that children are incapable of emotional complexity but that in the darkest of nights all we can do is to do what we can. Come what may but love conquers all.

‘The Goldfinch’ Adaptation Fails to Impress

John Crowley, it seems, has no more based the movie off the novel than cut up its nine-hundred-and-something pages and randomly selected just enough chapters to fit into a two-and-a-half hour feature film.