The Founder (2016)

Michael Keaton shines in “The Founder”, a film that is to Ray Kroc and McDonalds what “The Social Network” was to Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, or “Steve Jobs” was to Steve Jobs and Apple. While not as artful as those two films, “The Founder” is still very much a good film, with Keaton’s great performance…

Fevre Dream (1982) by George R. R. Martin

One of George R. R. Martin’s strongest works, “Fevre Dream” is a lovely blend of horror, mystery, historical fiction, and fantasy, with a touch of the gothic Shelley-esque proto-science-fiction that was being written around the time period the novel takes place in. The novel chugs along nicely, more concerned with its two main characters (the…