The Washburn Review

‘The Way Back’ pulls its punches

Nicholas Solomon

May 16, 2020

“The Way Back” delivers excellent performances but falls short of spectacular.I was hoping this was not going to be a generic crowd-pleasing sports flick. The trailers showcased a “Manchester By the Sea”-esque story of...

“Hippie” by Paulo Coelho (2018)

A reflection and summary from a novel novelist, Paulo Coelho.

April 1, 2020

“She [Karla] returned to her spot in Dam Square, opened the book she had been reading, known then to only a few (which lent its author cult status): The Lord of the Rings, by J. R. R. Tolkien, a tale of mystical lands like t...

‘Altered Carbon: Resleeved’ Review

Nicholas Solomon

March 24, 2020

Netflix's Altered Carbon is an inconsistent title.The first season of the live action cyberpunk show was excellent, but the second was a disappointing mess. Based on a trilogy by author Richard K. Morgan, the story of the Alter...