Daily Archives: November 24, 2017

Movie Review: A Canadian Gets in Over his Head with “The Pirates of Somalia”

Leave it to a Canadian to find humor in the horrors of the endless strife in perpetually poor Somalia. But Jay Badahur was nothing if not an optimist when he, as aspiring journalist with no training and just “an obsession … Continue reading

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Movie Review: An Israeli family’s Fate is tied up in the “Foxtrot”

“Foxtrot” is a mordant allegory of military service, generational guilt and the wrenching grief of losing a child, an Israeli drama that could have been dreamed up by Samuel Beckett. A tale told in three acts connected by the dance … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Your Friends List is Awash in “People You May Know”

The impersonal, easily-hoaxed nature of our digital existence is lightly sent up in “People You May Know,” a romance set in the age of Google. It’s a Facebook/Snapchat/Twitter zeitgeist film built around “What can we really know about a person … Continue reading

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