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Daily Archives: November 4, 2019
Every documentary is a gamble, a non-fiction film whose “story” is not scripted, but discovered right in front of the camera, created in real life in real time. And real life is full of surprises and disappointments, foiled plans and … Continue reading
Some of us in the reviewing trade have beaten the put-down “Lifetime Original Movie” to death. To which I shout “GUILTY!” But it’s a hard descriptor to shake when it so vividly captures a female-centered romance or woman-under-threat melodrama, once … Continue reading
A period piece starring Samuel L., Nia Long and Anthony Mackie and opens Dec. 6.
Steven Amell from “Green Arrow” stars in this Dec. 13 release. Kind of X-Men ish, no?
“Cousins” is a hamfisted and campy gay romance from Brazil, the sort of gay rom-com North American indie cinema moved on from decades ago. The broad characters, the eye–rollingly obvious come-ons may produce a few laughs…in between the groans. And … Continue reading