Daily Archives: September 2, 2018

Netflixable? “Garbage”seeks the sicker side of India

The silly, chaste musicals of Bollywood could not be further removed from “Garbage,” a tedious, tawdry and torturous take on India’s gender wars from the director who bills himself as “Q.” Qaushiq Mukherjee has written and directed a gruesome and … Continue reading

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Preview, “Science Fair” documentary celebrates smarts, and offers hope in a nation that’s fallen for “Stupid”

This nerdy doc from Cristina Constantini and Darren Foster opens in limited release Sept. 14. Perfect time for something like this, I must say.

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Box Office: “Incredibles 2” just cleared the $600 million mark

It happened Saturday. It’s keeping “Kin” out of the top ten. Still pulling in viewers on a fraction of the screens it held when it opened. In June.

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Documentary Review — “Kusama: Infinity”

In art, the story of the artist, their “journey,” trials and narrative can often overwhelm the work itself. That was never going to happen to Yayoi Kusama. She might be an art product of wartime Japan, a publicity hungry provocateur … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Romantic comedy boils down to “The Laws of Thermodynamics”

More clever than funny, “The Laws of Thermodynamics” is a feature length Spanish language (Catalan?) “Big Bang Theory,” without the punchlines, rimshots and rhythms of a sitcom. A lovelorn astrophysics grad student falls for an “It” girl model in Barcelona, … Continue reading

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