Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

Netflixable? Streaming service’s Oscar nominated “Mudbound” is earnest, but drab

It takes a while to settle into the the rhythms, the language and languid, lurid Old South melodramatics of “Mudbound,” a Sundance darling turned Netflix “event.” For the better part of an hour, it’s fair to scratch your head over … Continue reading

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Awards Season Narrows the Oscar Field, With BFCA Widening it

We’re getting to that time of year when awards are piling up to make a sufficient guess at where the “critical” consensus is regarding the best pictures of 2017. Critics don’t pick the Oscars, or the Golden Globes, for that … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Artist paints his Kinky Close Encounters in “Love & Saucers”

David Huggins is a trained artist of the primitivist/impressionist school who has but one subject — himself…and his lifetime of encounters with aliens. He’s particularly concerned with the conjugal visits, meetings that he insists were sexual in nature, and illustrates … Continue reading

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