Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Movie Review: “When Lambs become Lions” takes an African view of the poacher/wildlife guardians conflict

Desperation collides with duty in “When Lambs Become Lions,” a docudrama set in the wildlife parks of Northern Kenya. That’s where poachers and National Reserve Game Rangers play for keeps in their struggle over Africa’s last elephants. Jon Kasbe’s film … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Italian photographer survives “Shooting the Mafia”

She didn’t take up a camera until she was 40, and became, she says, “the first woman (news) photographer in Italy.” But it’s where Letizia Battaglia took up her art and trade and who she pointed her camera at that … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: What comes “After the Murder of Albert Lima” is, at times, hilarious

The opening moments of “After the Murder of Albert Lima” are where the confusion begins. A Tampa area personal trainer is talking to a couple living on an island in the Caribbean. He puts them on speaker phone. He’s asking … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “The Most Hated Woman in America”

If you’re a fan of historical biographies on the big screen, you realize that they’re rare enough to make you wince when one goes awry. So no other filmmaker will, in all likelihood, ever get a shot at “getting it … Continue reading

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