Storm Brewing Over Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity

Yes I have a few weekly film openers for you, including the engaging drama “A Perfect Day.” But there is such a shortage this week that it’s the perfect time to fill in the void with a look at the latest stats and outcry over the white, male domination of the film business.

Go See Director Patricia Riggen’s ‘The 33’

This truth-based drama about 33 Chilean miners trapped in a collapsed mine is terrific. So are other Nov. 13 openers, including “Mia Madre” and “James White.” But steer clear of the sadly self-indulgent “By the Sea” and “Love the Coopers,” a comedy that falls flat.