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Daily Archives: September 4, 2019
The Western world, much of it anyway, is growing lonelier by the plugged-in/logged-on day. But is technology destined to serve up virtual solutions to the real-world human disconnect it has created? That’s fascinating fodder for science fiction, and we’ve already … Continue reading
Netflixable? Captain America runs “The Red Sea Diving Resort” on behalf of Mossad in this “true story” thriller
There are many “issues” weighing down the “inspired by true events” thriller “The Red Sea Diving Resort,” starting with its generic action pic dialogue, patronizing “white saviors in Africa” messaging and cliff-hanging story beats borrowed from films as varied … Continue reading
From Orion Pictures, a twisted take on a Grimm tale. A 2020 release.
Nobody is likely to reinvent the biographical pop music documentary, so the difference between good films in the genre generally just boils down to taste. You love Bill Withers, or Streisand or Hendrix, Dylan or Keith Richards or Linda Ronstadt, … Continue reading