Daily Archives: July 10, 2019

Preview, So, are you sold on “Dora the Explorer” yet?

A fart joke. But we’ll see… Aug. 9. Advertisements

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Preview, Redgrave and Spall, “Mrs. Lowry & Son”

Timothy Spall continues his survey of the great artists of Britain with this character study of L.S. Lowry, who lived with his mother until her death. With her discouraging his art all the way home. Pity they couldn’t release it … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel”

Oh, to be a “liberal” Christian in Oklahoma, where, as the song almost says, “the dogma’s as high as an elephant’s eye,” and because its believers envision a life in the sky. “American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel” finds … Continue reading

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Next screening? Disney’s live-action “The Lion King”

OK, maybe the better description is “real world settings” “Lion King.” Because truthfully, it’s still animated. Just digitally, and the animals look real. They premiered the film in LA last night. And today critics outside of La La Land get … Continue reading

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RIP Rip Torn, a genuine character, a great Southern character actor–1931-2019

  Rip Torn was funny and scary, regal and homespun, folksy and urbane and damned good every time out, on the big screen and the small one. And “quite the character” doesn’t sum up his offscreen life. Robbery, an infamous … Continue reading

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