Daily Archives: March 2, 2017

Movie Review: Turkish history gets a quick anti-genocidal scrub in “The Ottoman Lieutenant”

It’s packaged as a love triangle romance in time of war. Its director was behind the break-out Julia Roberts thriller “Sleeping with the Enemy,” and the screenwriter adapted “Bridge to Terabithia.” But “The Ottoman Lieutenant,” a drama set in the … Continue reading

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Movie Review — “Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back”

A few words, then, about the Chinese martial arts fantasy “Journey to the West:  The Demons Strike Back.” And since I don’t know the Chinese translation for “batsh– crazy,” I’ll keep this brief. This demented, luridly-colored, effects-driven sequel — What, … Continue reading

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