Daily Archives: July 27, 2017

Movie Review: “Amnesia” reminds us of what Germans can only try to forget

Fresh insights are rare and dramatic moments rarer in Barbet Schroeder’s meditation on Germans forgiving themselves for the Holocaust, “Amnesia.” It’s an apologia with any hint of edge rubbed off, a soft and squishy drama that has so little to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Coming of age in the ’60s wasn’t as dull as “Liza Liza, Skies are Grey” makes it out to be

Is there a point to “Liza, Liza, Skies are Grey,” a coming-of-age tale that trots out every 1960s trope and cliche and treats each as if it’s a new discovery? The picture takes its title from a song Al Jolson … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Morrissey’s path to icon isn’t revealed in “England is Mine”

d Hardcore fans might glean insights into the psyche of England’s iconic-ironic post-punk poet-singer fashion-political statement Morrissey from “England is Mine,” Mark Gill’s unauthorized bio-pic about Steven Patrick Morrissey’s formative years. The film has the glum, mopey vibe of depression … Continue reading

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