Sorkin Self-Parody in “Molly’s Game”

The directorial debut of Aaron Sorkin is a moment in pop culture worth anticipating. After all, he’s responsible for one of the best shows in television history, and is constantly an Oscar favorite for his screenplays. The opportunity to see what he’d do out there on his own, without the directorial hands of David Fincher,…

The Contenders: Writer John Romano on ‘American Pastoral’

Reviewed by Lesley Coffin Newark native John Romano returns to his past by way of literary icon Philip Roth with the new film American Pastoral. The controversial novel (as are most Roth works) about a father’s life upended by the acts of his daughter Merry (Dakota Fanning) translates the Book of Job into a 60s era…