Helly Schtevie

Standing outside the fire

In 105 minutes, “Ladder 49” (Touchstone) covers a lot of ground: life, death, love, friendship, hate, pain, happiness and loss. Director Jay W. Russell (“Tuck Everlasting”) poignantly captures the story of a Baltimore fireman by exploring the very best and the very worst parts of life itself. Through the film’s beautiful photography, the viewer is […]