Daily Archives: March 27, 2018

Movie Review: A righteous doctor practices his trade in “The Heart of Nuba”

Not every deserving person can win the Nobel Peace Prize. There are other, lesser forms of “laureate,” for instance the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. But even had Dr. Tom Catena not won that, it seems the least society can … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Wes Anderson finds grim, moving whimsy on “Isle of Dogs”

“Isle of Dogs” is the stuff of Wes Anderson’s nightmares. Anderson’s made a Japanese epic as viewed through the twee lens in which he sees the world. A dark, daft vision of a culture that’s Turned its Back on Dog, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: HBO’s “King in the Wilderness” remembers the last year of MLK’s life

Martin Luther King, Jr. was often introduced, as he was in his final “I’ve been to the mountaintop” speech in Memphis the night before he died, as “a Moses for our times.” He was eulogized at his funeral as a … Continue reading

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