Mary Queen of Scots opens with Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, going to the chopping block to be beheaded after being imprisoned by her cousin, Elizabeth Tudor, Queen of England. The movie then goes into the back story and what led to her execution by effectively showing Sixteenth Century misogyny, sexuality, rivalry, competitiveness, jealousy, women’s empowerment, sense of entitlement, and dysfunctional family connections.


In CREED II, Adonis Creed is challenged to fight Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago, the Russian boxer who killed his father Apollo Creed. CREED II focuses mostly on Adonis Creed’s grueling preparation for the fight, with the backstory about his changing personal life. He and his lady, Bianca, are about to have a baby. As with Rocky and all the Rocky sequels, it's clear who to cheer for and who to boo. When the Rocky theme played, we cheered for the winner.


Hugh Jackman portraying Gary Hart was excellent casting. Also, this movie is very timely. It got me thinking about then and now. Now, in 2018, while in this #MeToo era, would Gary Hart, a Yale graduate, a prominent Attorney, a Senator, be judged as harshly as he was then in 1987, or would his perceived indiscretions be forgiven?


Written with humor, empathy, honesty, intelligence, and love, this movie is a beautiful, very well-acted inspirational story about a couple who take on the monumental responsibility of adoption and learn to bond with their Instant Family.


Bohemian Rhapsody is a high energy, wonderful story about the legendary British Rock Band QUEEN and its iconic lead singer Freddie Mercury. Add to this, the music everybody loves by these experimental, talented performers.


With his putty-like facial expressions, uncertain speech pattern accentuated by his British accent, and over-zealous desire to get it right, Rowan Atkinson portrays the bumbling-but clever Agent Johnny English with perfect comic timing so that at its silliest, everyone laughed out loud.

South Beach Happenings

Episode 69 of Alive on South Beach introduces La Cerveceria de Barrio, a new restaurant on Lincoln Road, along with Miami Swim Week, American Comics artist, writer, herstorian, & cartoonist Trina Robbins at the Miami Book Fair, and a peek into Brit Week.


The mission for the deep-sea diving crew is to take down The Meg, a 75-foot Megalodon shark, before it kills more people. Hitting all the points for good Summer fun, The Meg is guaranteed to keep you on edge and out of the water.


What we can learn from a person's Social Media sites! What makes this creative, innovative, twist & turn mystery so compelling is that most of the scenes take place on missing teen, Margot Kim’s computer screen.


For Conversations with Stewart Stewart, a spin-off from Alive on South Beach, Stewart talks with Photographer Manny Hernandez who has made his mark on the Society Pages capturing images of celebrities and fashion icons at their best and their worst.


When basketball coach Dax loses everything in order to have his team compete in the Rucker's annual basketball tournament in Harlem, legendary basketball player Uncle Drew rounds up his old team of old men to play the game.


Documentary-style, GOTTI the movie is about John Gotti Sr., former head of the Gambino Crime Family, and his son, Gotti Jr. - heir apparent to the "family business". John Gotti Jr. visits his father in jail, where he is serving a life sentence, to tell him he is tired of constantly having to look over his shoulder, and is willing to serve time in jail in exchange for his "freedom" from the mobster lifestyle.


OCEAN'S 8, another heist movie --- but this one features Debbie Ocean, the estranged sister of legendary conman Danny Ocean, and Debbie's lady-friends-in-crime.


January 1, 1975, when Robert Kraft was 24 years old, he made a New Year’s Resolution to run eight miles every day. Now 66, he has run for more than 15,300 consecutive days and counting. His persistence and commitment over the years has attracted more than 2,600 runners from all over the world to run with him. Always shirtless, a black sweatband holding back his longish-black hair, black shorts, one black glove, and gray shoes, they dubbed him Raven. Laura Lee Huttenbach wrote a biography called "Running with Raven".


In the 1980’s activist-attorney Ruth Bader-Ginsburg took on and won women's rights cases tried before the Supreme Court, and was later appointed to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton. Notorious RBG takes us on a tour of this phenomenal woman's life.


Although we aspire to be upbeat, positive and kind, people are acting out in rude and aggressive ways towards one another. The lack of civility is becoming the acceptable norm. Center for Folk and Community Art (“CFCA”) wanted to create an awareness of this issue. So, we reached out to teenagers for their suggestions, having them use writing and art to communicate their experiences.


Important Update:  Rachel Dolezal's parents sacrificed both their daughters (their black adopted daughter and their white natural daughter) in favor of their white son whom was about to be tried for...


This totally engaging film is about Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted by her brother with a "night nanny". Hesitant to accept the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully.


This year, the MDC - Miami Film Festival celebrated its 35th anniversary with more than 100 foreign films featured. It was tough picking the ones to see, but I'm happy to say we picked winners, including TULLY (with Charlize Theron), FIRST REFORMED (Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried), KISS ME NOT (Egyptian star Yasmine Rais), and LIFE IS A BITCH.


What if you could change everything ... Without changing anything! In I FEEL PRETTY, that's exactly what happens to Renee, an ordinary young woman who wants to be more than who she is.


Stewart Stewart has a conversation with Patricia Posner (Trisha), an author/researcher, and fashionista, about her latest book, "The Pharmacist of Auschwitz", and her relationship with her partner/husband author/researcher Gerald Posner.


Miami Beach is a relatively small town, but with big city issues. Governing the City with the intention of pleasing the locals (residents) and visitors is a complex balancing act. So, Stewart had a conversation with Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber to learn how he accomplishes this major task.