Daily Archives: February 3, 2020

Netflixable? “The Silent War (Sordo),” a Western set after the Spanish Civil War

We figure out “The Silent War” is  Western long before the Spanish captain has dismounted and shown off his El Tigre, a Spanish knockoff of that cowboy cannon, a Winchester (’92). It’s obvious when the hero steals the horse and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Delivering drugs? Nobody suspects the “Take Out Girl”

Tera keeps her black cap pulled down over her eyes and keeps those eyes in a permanent glower. The hat is armor, her posture sullen, defensive. You grow up Chinese and female in South Central Los Angeles, it comes naturally. … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “No Time to Die” the Super Bowl Teaser

I liked the “Groundhog Day” Jeep commercial. And the Boston Hyundai “pahk the cah” ad. But those and this James Bond short spot were the only items from “The Big Game” that I sampled. This adds a little to the … Continue reading

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