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Daily Archives: May 19, 2015
Steve Allen’s famous equation, “Tragedy plus time equals comedy” is seriously stretched in “The Farewell Party,” a darker-than-dark Israeli comedy about old people seeking “death with dignity.” The deaths are sad, gripping affairs, the terminally ill and terminally old seeking … Continue reading
An eerie pall hangs over “Sunshine Superman,” a documentary history of BASE jumping, the practice of skydiving off Buildings, broadcast Antennas, Spans (bridges) and Earth (cliffs). That’s connected to both the movie’s main subject, Carl Boenish, who dreamed up the … Continue reading
Sam Elliott had a window when he might have broken through and become a bankable Hollywood leading man. It was somewhere around 1976’s “Lifeguard,” which had him playing a hunk who held onto the beachside style of living and loving … Continue reading