Shira Albertson
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Shira Albertson

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

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The film may be about royalty, but its message is for the everyman.


127 Hours

127 Hours

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What we can learn from Aron Ralston's harrowing ordeal.


The True Magic of Harry Potter

The True Magic of Harry Potter

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It's character, not wizardry, that counts.


Up in the Air

Up in the Air

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Jason Reitman’s new film got a bunch of well-deserved Golden Globe nominations, but it is also a little depressing.


The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog

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Despite the magic, it is character that prevails.


Scrooge Season

Scrooge Season

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Mankind should be our business.


Julie and Julia

Julie and Julia

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Meryl Streep's new film reminded me to chew my food a little longer, and enjoy it a little more.


The Soloist

The Soloist

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Reporter Steve Lopez thought he found a story in Nathaniel Ayers. What he really found was a friend.