Daily Archives: November 12, 2018

Movie Review: Miners Will be Miners in “Prospect”

It’s a story as old as, well, shovels. Wherever there’s something valuable under the ground, somebody will figure out a way to dig it up. Prospectors will find it, miners will get at it. And wherever there are prospectors, there … Continue reading

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Preview, “Zoo” goes for a “Shaun of the Dead” zombie comedy vibe

First off, though, they REALLY needed a more original title than “Zoo.” Seriously. Check out IMDb’s listings for that title.  Anyway, after a little hunting, the proper link to the film this trailer comes from is here.  It played the … Continue reading

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Preview, In Florida we fear gators, when plainly “Crocodylus” is the real problem

Filmed not too far from me, in the swamps and C-movie horror haven of Mount Dora, Florida. And Oakland Park and Miami. My first thought on glancing at the trailer was, “Is this Australia?” Odd accents abound in “Crocodylus.” January … Continue reading

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Next Screening: Cuaron’s “Roma,” not “Fellini Roma”

But yeah, it’s “Fellini-esque,” or promises to be. Plainly the inspiration for it, and thus its title, comes from Federico.  This black and white personal epic (growing up in Mexico City and environs in the ’70s) looks expensive, but it … Continue reading

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