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Daily Archives: January 29, 2020
Netflixable? Old friends remain “Close Enemies (Freres Ennemis)” in this Matthias Schoenaerts thriller
We charter members of the “I’d watch Matthias Schoenaerts in ANYthing” Club (Hellooo ladies.) will have see our loyalty tested, just a tad, with “Close Enemies.” This French thriller (“Freres Ennemis”) may have a great, grey look, gritty milieu and … Continue reading
Horace B. Jenkins made his romantic melodrama “Cane River” a couple of years before Spike Lee made his breakthrough first film. It arrived a decade before Julie Dash’s seminal indie drama of people and a place, “Daughters of the Dust.” … Continue reading
Director Reed Morano keeps her camera tight on star Blake Lively throughout “The Rhythm Section.” The “Handmaid’s Tale” veteran knows where her meal ticket is, knows that Lively is worth halting filming to have a baby or heal up from … Continue reading
Movie Preview: Imogen Poots and Jessie Eisenberg are trapped –literally — in the suburban maze of “Vivarium”
A period piece, from the ’90s, music by Bowie and the forgotten sounds of the day.