Mr. Rogers returns (and not a moment too soon)
Published on June 26, 2018 in Broad Street Review.
There are two situations in which I have sat quietly with a room full of openly weeping adults: funerals, and a Saturday matinee of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? at the Ritz East. The trumpeting of noses into Kleenex was so regular, we were like a herd of beleaguered elephants.
Director Morgan Neville’s documentary about the career of Pennsylvania’s own Fred Rogers is a deft, understated portrait of a guy whose unhurried, pellucid bonhomie already seems like the stuff of fairytales. And this just 15 years after his death. Read more.