Daily Archives: April 2, 2020

Bingeworthy? Amazon’s serene, slow “Tales From the Loop”

How far will you go into a series, limited or otherwise, before committing to it, heart, soul and investment in time? Because pandemic or not, storytelling in the “Binge TV” era has a couple of common traits that a savvy … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Yet another horror tale titled “The Haunted”

A winsome young caregiver, a spooky old house. What might be afoot in this May 22 release?

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Movie Review: The bloody-minded fantasy that is “True History of the Kelly Gang”

Ned Kelly is Australia’s Jesse James, a pioneer-era outlaw hero (to some) and icon of Aussie defiance, independence and Old West-style violence. He robbed and murdered his way to infamy, led a revolt against British oppression and wrote, in essence, … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Peninsula,” the “Train to Busan” sequel — because what Korea and the World need right now is ZOMBIES

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Netflixable? “Dean” is drawn out, laugh-free

His feature film writing and directing debut, “Dean,” didn’t end stand-up comic, TV writer and sometime-actor Demetri Martin’s career. But truth be told, I had to look up who the dude was after watching it. It’s a lifeless, nearly laughless … Continue reading

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