Daily Archives: April 17, 2020

Netflixable? There’s no to-the-death feud like a French one, “Earth and Blood”

The action set piece is prefigured the moment we see the business our crusty hero runs for a living. The shoot-out, brawl, blaze and saw-off in the FORESHADOWED sawmill eats up over half of “Earth and Blood.” So the action … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Judy & Punch” pack a parable

Those ancient puppet punching bags, Punch and Judy, still have lessons to pass on five hundred years after their birth. “Judy & Punch” is a darker-than-dark comedy that takes us back to those early days, the 16th century. A puppeteering … Continue reading

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Stream “Vinyl Nation” — support Record Store Day

Proceeds from your streaming the doc will benefit indie record stores. The film was supposed to premiere at SXSW. Now, you can see it at home instead and help out local businesses as well.

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Movie Preview: So, would Anna Kendrick and a talking sex doll be enough for you to sign up for Quibi? “Dummy”

OK, there’s a chuckle or two in this trailer for the Quibi Original “Dummy.” Love that Anna. But hey…

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Netflixable? Maggie Gyllenhaal recognizes genius when she hears is as “The Kindergarten Teacher”

Now that the Academy has seen to it that Julianne Moore and Viola Davis have Oscars, perhaps they can turn their attention to a new “best actress to never win an Oscar.” That would be Maggie Gyllenhaal, the always provocative, … Continue reading

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