Daily Archives: January 1, 2020

Netflixable? “The Ruthless (Lo Spietato)” takes us inside the Milan Mafia

The tropes, story arc, violence and stereotypes of mob movies are so ingrained that it’s nigh on impossible to do anything new with the genre. The only novelty in the “true story” variant served up in “The Irishman” by Martin … Continue reading

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Preview: “A Quiet Place Part II”

Still “quiet,” still creepy. Emily Blunt? Still fierce.

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Netflixable? “Jarhead: Law of Return”

One great thing about the rise of Netflix streaming is its contribution to the general public’s knowledge of film history. For instance, while you probably remember the Jake Gyllenhaal/Sam Mendes stresses-of-combat classic “Jarhead” from 2005, who knew there have been … Continue reading

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