Daily Archives: September 18, 2018

Netflixable? Are there Bulgarian frights in “Nightworld”

If nothing else, kudos are due to the creators of “Nightworld” for casting Jason London and Robert Englund in the leads. If only Michael York had been available. It’s a moody, nightmarish story of night watchman work in a mysterious … Continue reading

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Preview, Marvel tears off a little Female Empowerment with “Captain Marvel” — official trailer

Brie Larson has the title role, one small step for Marvel to get some of that “Wonder Woman” buzz, crossover appeal, etc. etc. “Captain Marvel” is a March release, opening in that “Black Panther” (broadly speaking) window. Directors of modest … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Re-examining disability through the lens of “Intelligent Lives”

One of the great sea changes in American culture over the past 60 years has been in attitudes toward and treatment of the mentally disabled. From the gradual abandonment of “labeling” via outmoded IQ tests and “warehousing” people we used … Continue reading

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