Daily Archives: August 14, 2017

Movie Preview: Childhood seems magical in a non-Disney way in”The Florida Project”

Sean Baker did the hilarious, street-wise and super cheap (shot on cell phones) “Tangerine,” and now that he’s got fame and enough money to shoot a “proper” film — with a real movie star in his cast (as if anybody … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Korean-American brothers ride out racism and the 1992 LA riots in “Gook”

Whatever America wants to think of itself, pushing that “melting pot” myth for generations, damned if most of us don’t go straight for the race card when we can’t think of a legitimate reason to dislike somebody. That was never … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Soderbergh’s comeback craps out in “Logan Lucky”

Steven Soderbergh makes his big screen “comeback” a caper comedy that characters within it dismiss as “Oceans 7-11.” He’s got his “Magic Mike” in the lead, with 2015’s hot ticket Adam Driver, an Elvis grand-daughter, a country singer, a James … Continue reading

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