Daily Archives: May 6, 2019

Next screening? “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu”

Oh I can hardly wait…hey, just lowering expectations to leave more room for “surprise” and “delight” right? Advertisements

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Movie Review: Publishing, and romance’s brave new world is debated in French in “Non-Fiction”

“Non-Fiction” is a chatty French comedy peopled with effortlessly thin, effortlessly stylish, witty, sophisticated and oh-so-dry members of the monied, educated and literary classes. They lunch and debate, cocktail party, attend readings and appear on chat shows and discuss everything … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Dame Judi is a spy who got old in “Red Joan”

The great Dame Judi Dench has all but retired from acting, her eyesight not allowing her to memorize scripts the way she once did. So so you’d better take care to use this resource wisely, surrounding her with stellar supporting … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Grappling with the grotesquerie of “Saint Bernard”

Ick. Too short? Well, let’s see if we can further do justice to the surreal, serio-comic acid trip afterbirth that is “Saint Bernard.” You can’t say you weren’t warned, any more than I wasn’t. It’s an unreleasable, indulgent exercise in … Continue reading

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Next screening? “Saint Bernard,” horror the likes of which neither we, nor star Warwick Davis, have ever seen before!

Ok, Warwick Davis was in “Leprechaun.” So he’s almost certainly seen the likes of “Saint Bernard” before. This promises to be something to see, man. Horror projects directed by SFX guys (Gabriel Bartalos) generally are. “Saint Bernard” was completed in … Continue reading

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A documentary series about teachers “Ordinary Heroes,” is looking for finishing money

A Florida documentary filmmaker I know and can vouch for is kickstarter funding the completing of his most ambitious work yet. Eric Breitenbach, the director of “When Pigs Fly” and “Cultivating the Wild” is profiling three teachers dealing with differing … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Orson Welles!

Dramaturg and actor, director, painter, storyteller, bon vivant and raconteur like no other — the great George Orson Welles was born on today’s date. He would be 104 if he was still living, if rich food, fine wine, cigars and … Continue reading

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