Daily Archives: June 5, 2020

Documentary Review: “My Darling Vivian” knew how to “Walk the Line”

As moving and lovely as the Oscar-winning film biography “Walk the Line” was, we could tell, just watching it, that there was one part of the story that nobody involved was getting right. And we could tell the filmmakers knew … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “The Last Days of American Crime” stretch into weeks, months…

Well, maybe we don’t all have as much time to kill as we did a month or three ago. A lot of people are going back to work, after all. So two and a half hours of a dawdling wank … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Peter Sellers lost, now restored as “Mr. Topaz”

The problem with “Mr. Topaz” is underlined, under-scored and trumpeted at approximately one hour in to this “lost” Peter Sellers comedy. That’s when Sellers’ “Pink Panther” foil, Herbert Lom bursts on the screen, jolts the lethargic back to life and … Continue reading

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