Daily Archives: January 27, 2020

Book Review — Ian McKellen comes to life on the page in “A Biography”

One of the delights of the third act of Sir Ian McKellen’s life and illustrious career has been throwing dinner parties, sometimes in swank restaurants here or there — often in the ancient and storied pub he owns, The Grapes. … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: A bipolar rom com? “INSIDE THE RAIN”

Rosie Perez and Eric Roberts are the familiar names in this bipolar college kid drowning his troubles at a strip club tale. We are intrigued.

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Movie Preview: Mick Jagger in “THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY”

Fine art and the art of stealing it are touched on in this one.

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Netflixable? For the love of a woman, he makes “L’ascension (The Climb)” up Everest

The French comedy “L’ascension (The Climb)” is so cheerful and cutesie that pounding it would be like kicking a puppy. Everybody grins. True love is given its ultimate test. And even if one questions the “sight gag” motives of the … Continue reading

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