Daily Archives: November 21, 2019

Netflixable? “Bikram: Yogi, Guru Predator” reminds us of a sexual predator who escaped justice

It isn’t just the title that gives away the “reveal” in the documentary “Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator.” We don’t have to remember the news coverage of this “hot yoga” popularizer, the franchised kingpin of yoga in America who made a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A missing friend, a mournful Holocaust tune — “The Song of Names”

The sheer number of Holocaust dramas in the film canon means that the bar for the genre has been raised, perhaps unfairly high. If the movie isn’t great, considering the epic horror of the subject, it can and should be … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Kiersey Clemons, Janelle Monae and Jena Malone go “Antebellum”

A thriller from some of the folks behind “Us” and “Get Out.”

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Movie preview: Harrison Ford heard “The Call of the Wild”

Jack London’s classic earns another adaptation.

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Movie Review: “21 Bridges” is a bridge or two or three or four too far

Sometimes, you can pinpoint with smart-bomb accuracy the moment a movie goes wrong. In the manhunt thriller “21 Bridges,” it concerns a mass murderer/”double tap” cop killer, an underworld “banker” he’s just held a gun on, and an Alcoholics Anonymous … Continue reading

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Next screening? “Queen & Slim”

This is one of two or three end of year films I have been looking forward to, police racial harassment, a traffic stop escalated, a “Dirty Larry Crazy Mary” escape-flee “spree” (NOT “Bonnie & Clyde”). Looks gripping.

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