Daily Archives: April 13, 2020

Movie Preview: A meteor event in close “PROXIMITY”

Aliens? In LA? Go figure. May.

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Netflixable? Don’t run toward the “Dark Light”

    A juvenile in jeopardy, impressively dark and gloomy production values and a leading lady who delivers bug-eyed alarm with the best of them give “Dark Light” a fighting chance. It’s a creature feature with a silly but scary … Continue reading

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Movie Review: How “Winter Flies” when you run away from your Czech home

If only every comedy had the surprise twist that the Czech road picture “Winter Flies” saves for its finale. It’s simple, and simple-minded, and it so upends expectations that it leaves you the way every comedy should — tickled. It’s … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Netflix’s “One of Us” exposes the horrors of escaping Hasidism

The portrait of Hasidism community that’s emerged in films paint it as an insular, secretive and virulently patriarchal cult — a combination of the worst theocratic fundamentalism of the Amish, Islam and Mormonism. Documentaries such as “93 Queen” capture the … Continue reading

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