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‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Encompasses Pain and Beauty of Life

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is a truly “beautiful” film. Love, pain, a family working through their issues — it’s got it all. The film is centered around the beloved children’s show host Mister Rogers and a reporter assigned to write an article about why he is a hero. Director Marielle Heller managers to […]



First-time director Meg Ryan delivers a slow and steady, yet powerful, drama about a young boy determined to be the best bicycle telegraph messenger around, in order to help support his family during wartime. (JEP: 4/5) Review by Associate Editor Jessica E. Perry It is the spring of 1942, and fourteen year old “Homer Macauley” […]