Daily Archives: September 11, 2019

Next screening? “Hustlers,” Jo-Lo pole dances in an awards-bait dramedy

“Inspired by a true story,” women working at New York’s notorious Scores strip club, taking the marks for all they were worth. Or some of it, anyway. Are the Toronto Film Fest group-thinkers right, that Lopez an itd STX have … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Sarsgaard searches New York for “The Sounds of Silence”

She is haggard, as something in her life, this city or her apartment is keeping her awake at night. He meets her, inscrutably scrutinizes her apartment as he walks from room to room. He listens. “Mind if I lie down?” … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Aquarela” overwhelms with images, ignores “story”

The guiding ethos of “Aquarela,” by the Russian documentarian Viktor Kossakovsky, is water, in all its forms, reminding us who Earth really belongs to and the warnings water is giving us. Men — Russians, apparently — struggle with winching a … Continue reading

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Documentary Review — “Liam Gallagher: As It Was” charts Oasis singer’s comeback

It’d be fun to drop in on the tail end of the documentary “Liam Gallagher: As It Was,” having only the Oasis singer’s reputation to go on, his Wikipedia biography to tell you what to expect. He’s charming in that … Continue reading

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Movie Preview, Sundance winner “Always in Season”

It’s a documentary about a little girl found hanging from a swing set in rural North Carolina in 2014. Accident or a modern day lynching? Jacqueline Olive’s award winner opens in limited release Sept. 20.

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