Roger Grunwald wrote and performs in “The Obligation.” (Courtesy

‘Obligation’ a worthy Holocaust remembrance

Roger Grunwald’s one-actor, multi-character “The Obligation” is the latest addition to the…


Mark Rylance gives an especially sensitive performance in “Dunkirk.” (Courtesy Warner Bros.)

‘Dunkirk’ a thrilling WWII flick

“Dunkirk” dramatizes the pivotal evacuation in 1940 of more than 330,000 Allied…


Stephan James plays Jesse Owens in “Race,” a purely by-the-numbers film about the history-making athlete. (Courtesy Thibault Grabherr/Focus Features)

Jesse Owens deserves better than ‘Race’

“Race” dramatizes the triumphs of African-American track and field athlete Jesse Owens,…