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Daily Archives: May 29, 2018
Think of “Sara’s Notebook” as a “Heart of Darkness” for Africa in the age of Conflict Minerals and NGOs. Stick with me, because I’m going to run with this conceit a while. This Spanish film, acquired by Netflix, is a … Continue reading
It’s a credit to the makers of the soccer documentary “Nossa Chape” that they’d still have a decent film, even without the tragedy that underscores the one they made. Chapecó is a relatively small, poor city in fútbol-mad Brazil, perpetual … Continue reading
There’s evidence of ambition in “The Yellow Birds,” a sober-minded Iraq War drama based on combat vet-author Kevin Powers’ novel. It has a hint of “In the Valley of Elah” in its mysterious death of a soldier and Biblical undertones, … Continue reading