Daily Archives: April 11, 2020

Movie Review: Shea and Shannon square off over mortal sins in “The Quarry”

    Georgian Scott Teems, who first gained notice with the Faulkneresque Southern Gothic “That Evening Sun,” gives the genre a Hispano-Southern Gothic updating with “The Quarry,” a dark and blood-stained morality tale set in remote, rural “Reconquista”Texas. The script, … Continue reading

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Netflixable? A sad old man ponders what might have been in “Tigertail”

Forget the “Parks & Rec” and “Master of None” credits on “Tigertail” writer-director Alan Yang’s resume. Don’t put too much stock in the more downbeat and thoughtful “Forever,” either. With this short but plays VERY long Netflix drama, he takes … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Japanese family ponders a future “After the Storm”

The greatest pleasure in the films of Hirozaku Kore-eda is the way they unfold, or rather unwrap. The films — “Shoplifters” is the most famous in the West, but “Our Little Sister” and “Like Father, Like Son” have also reached … Continue reading

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