Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Come Away’ on VOD, a Fantasy Jumble of ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’

In this week’s episode of Further Journeys into the Public Domain, Peter Pan and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland get rejiggered for Come Away, an is-it-real-or-is-it-fantasy period piece now on VOD services. Brave and The Prince of Egypt director Brenda Chapman makes the jump from animation to live action with this tale of mothers and fathers…Continue Reading

‘Come Play’ Review: Where the Wild Things Scar

Meet Oliver (Azhy Robertson). He’s eight years old or so, and is somewhere on the Autism spectrum. He loves SpongeBob Squarepants. Oliver doesn’t talk, though his speech therapist thinks he’s making some progress; he uses a sort of modern speak-and-spell app on his phone to communicate. His mom, Sarah (Gillian Jacobs), worries about him constantly.…Continue Reading