Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

Movie Review: Faith-based “God Bless the Broken Road” can’t drive out of the ditch

“God Bless the Broken Road” is a sad, slight faith-based drama about loss, grieving, fresh starts and loyalty. It dares to be somber and downbeat, hitting that whole “God and country” connection that much of Christian America embraces hard but … Continue reading

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Preview, a Dog’s “farewell” is the rom-com hook of “Stella’s Last Weekend”

Polly Draper wrote, directed and co-stars, playing the mother to sibling rivals Alex Wolff and Nat Wolff in this love triangle — one brother steals the other’s ballerina girlfriend (Paulina Singer) — set against the backdrop of a beloved, aged … Continue reading

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Movie Review: South Africa gives us Sixguns and “Five Fingers for Marseilles”

“Five Fingers for Marseilles” is a modern day Western, a tale of revolutionary South Africa and its aftermath, a world of blood, revenge, “stepping in” to right a great wrong, and fighting back. It’s a Sotho “Shane,” brutally beautiful and … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: A “listening tour” of Trumpland reveals all in “American Chaos”

“American Chaos” is a political documentary of the “How we got here” variety, a filmmaker who ISN’T Michael Moore looking at America’s political divide by focusing on the last presidential election, as it was happening, to dissect what the appeal … Continue reading

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