The Blame Game: ‘Home Alone’ Revisited

The Blame Game: ‘Home Alone’ Revisited

Three decades after Home Alone hit theaters, I rewatched the movie and its sequel expecting slapstick mayhem, childhood angst, and a lesson about the true meaning of Christmas. This time, I got all that—and another message: If you’re a mother, everything is your...
Why You Shouldn’t Ditch ‘Season of the Witch’

Why You Shouldn’t Ditch ‘Season of the Witch’

I wouldn’t blame you if you told me you’d never seen Halloween III: Season of the Witch. Until a couple years ago, I was in the same boat. While I had an affinity for watching Jason Voorhees rack up the death count in Friday the 13th or cheering as Freddy...