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Daily Archives: February 29, 2020
The resemblance borders on uncanny. With the right haircut, the proper dose of blonde, Kristen Stewart IS Jean Seberg. But the Iowa-born Seberg, made famous by “Saint Joan,” made immortal in “Breathless (“À bout de souffle”), had a spark that … Continue reading
It’s a sports dramedy in the traditional “McFarland USA” (and 1900 variations) mold. But with violence, life or death consequences and traditional native ways of life and mistrust of “Southerners.” When you live above the Arctic circle, even Canadians are … Continue reading
You think the daughter of Miss Diana Ross knows how to play the diva? Yeah. “Black-ish” is where Tracee Ellis Ross has to do the real acting. Dakota Johnson plays the long-suffering assistant to the diva. Ice Cube, Eddie Izzard, … Continue reading
In this country, we hear about these kids from teachers. The stories of how one disturbed, disruptive child requires constant attention, eats up all the teacher’s time, are legion. Manic, impulsive, sometimes, untamable rageaholics are stressing educators and social workers … Continue reading
BOX OFFICE: “Invisible Man” leads the way — $27 million, anime “My Hero Academia” $9 million Wed-Sunday
“The Invisible Man,” opening to strong reviews and a rising “Let’s not sit with crowds — ANYwhere” Corona (NOT the Beer) Virus fear, is falling right in the middle between low projections and its possible high water mark. Last week, … Continue reading
Ken Loach is the Scorsese of feature film realism, the Tarantino of naturalistic, lived-in dialogue, the Claire Denis of movies built on characters who show us life, as it happens. His milieu is typically Britain’s working class, which he celebrates … Continue reading