Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Preview, Jenny from the Block strikes a blow for working class “street smarts” with “Second Act”

What tea leaves is Jennifer Lopez reading that parked her in a “Working Girl” style comedy about “faking it until you make it?” Answered my own question there, didn’t I? “Second Act” is about people who missed out on education … Continue reading

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Preview, the second “Welcome to Marwen” trailer explains it all for you

The first trailer was cryptic, which is probably why traffic to my eight year old  review of the documentary that inspired it, “Marwen” exploded over the past month. “Welcome to Marwen” is about an artist, badly hurt in a mugging, who … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “100 Days of Solitude,” 93 minutes of stunning Spanish scenery

Spanish filmmaker  José Díaz Martínez wanted some time to himself, to reflect on his long-dead brother Tino and get away from the modern world. And his wife and two kids as well, he doesn’t hasten to add. So he set … Continue reading

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