Daily Archives: May 16, 2020

RIP Lynn Shelton, Godmother of “Mumblecore,” director of “Little Fires Everywhere”

Actress/actor turned director Lynn Shelton, whose “Humpday,” “Your Sister’s Sister” and “Laggies” helped define to chatty/semi-improvised subgenre called “mumblecore” by some, has died. A blood illness, undisclosed, took her at a far-too-young 54. That’s her with “Mumblecore” Godfather Mark Duplass, … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Old home movies reveal a horror “in the background” in “Rewind”

We’ve probably lost our ability to be shocked by allegations of sexual abuse that turn out to be true. The American statistics are staggering — one our of four girls are molested before they turn 18, one out of six … Continue reading

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Movie Review: What might be out there in “The Vast of Night?”

“The Vast of Night” is a mystery wrapped in an enigma and boxed up in an homage to  “The Twilight Zone.” It’s a beautiful, gloomy and nostalgic film whose “The truth is OUT there” answers may be obvious, and whose … Continue reading

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