At the Movies-The Mountain Between Us

At the Movies-The Mountain Between Us

By Suzanne Marshall from the December 2017 Edition Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges Director: Hany Abu-Assad “Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they...
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Beachside Living  What I’ve Learned the Hard Way

Beachside Living What I’ve Learned the Hard Way

By Suzzane Marshall from the December 2017 Edition Part One The dream came true. Here we are retired in a beautiful tropical paradise, smack on the beach in our small, but lovely, second floor condo. The port of Manzanillo is...
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At the Movies- Geostorm

At the Movies- Geostorm

By Suzzane Marshall from the December 2017 Edition Starring: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish Director: Dean Devlin “When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth’s very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Pro-gram: ...
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Hello, My Name is Doris (Netflix)

Hello, My Name is Doris (Netflix)

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the November 2017 Edition Starring: Sally Field, Max Greenfield, Tyne Daly Director: Michael Showalter “A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker.” It is highly unlikely t...
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Making Life in Manzanillo Better for  Thousands of Animals and the Community

Making Life in Manzanillo Better for Thousands of Animals and the Community

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the October 2017 Edition Almost ten years ago, my husband and I were searching for property in what is now our home in Manzanillo. I can still re-member seeing a terribly emaciated dog one day,...
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Kidnap

Kidnap

By Suzzane Marshall from the October 2017 Edition “A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.” This is not your typical kidnapping movie involving ransom notes and the police. In this film, a mom is standing nearby on...
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A Family Man

A Family Man

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the July 2017 Edition Starring: Allison Brie, Gerard Butler, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina Director: Bill Dubuque “A Head-hunter whose life revolves around closing the ‘deals’  in a survival-of-the-fittest boiler room, battles ...
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The Healer (Lo Que de Verdad Importa) (Netflix)

The Healer (Lo Que de Verdad Importa) (Netflix)

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the July 2017 Edition Starring: Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jonathon Pryce, Camilla Luddington Director: Paco Arango Storyline: Alec Bailey is a gambling, womanizing bankrupt elec- trical repairman who is still traumatized by the death of...
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Habla Usted Español? (The Benefits of Bilingualism)

Habla Usted Español? (The Benefits of Bilingualism)

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the July 2017 Edition Do you speak Spanish? I am asked this question by family and friends when I return from paradise to visit them in Canada each year. Sometimes when we’re gabbing on the...
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Denial

Denial

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the June 2017 Edition Starring: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden, Caren Pistorius, Alex Jennings Director: Mick Jackson “Acclaimed writer and historian, Deborah E. Lipstadt, must battle for hist...
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