Daily Archives: March 9, 2020

Next screening? Faith based “I Still Believe” KJ Apa, Britt Robertson, Shania Twain

KJ Apa, Britt Robertson and Shania Twain star in this Just in Time for Easter Christian music romance, built around the song. Looks Insipid, in that Nicholas Sparks way. But that just lowers the bar. Could be good. Hope I … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: When hope is lost, call “The Dog Doc”

“The Dog Doc” is a documentary portrait of a Cornell-trained New York veterinarian who pioneered the use of homeopathy, acupuncture, “vitamin C therapy” and other groundbreaking treatments to “hopeless cases” in the animal kingdom. It’s a feel-good film of wags … Continue reading

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Streamable? In Old Vietnam, consider the lot of “The Third Wife”

“The Third Wife” is a Vietnamese period piece of “Raise the Red Lantern” variety. First-time feature writer-director Ash Mayfair creates a lush, intimate character study in cultural mores centered on a 14 year-old girl, May, who steps into adulthood through … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: “Capital in the 21st Century” tells us how we got into this mess

The economist, social theorist and philosopher Karl Marx took a shot at describing “capital,” the relationship between worker and business owner in capitalism, in “Das Kapital,” a world-altering book first published in 1867. It described the “exploitation of labor” as … Continue reading

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New Batmobile? Kind of Challenger/Javelin/Z-28 ish

Matt Reeves tweeted some pix. At the link. “Muscle Car” with angular aerodynamic flourishes? #TheBatman https://t.co/qJFNprk1ut https://twitter.com/mattreevesLA/status/1235261421425958912?s=20

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