Daily Archives: June 6, 2020

Netflixable? “Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai”

As worn-out as the found-money wish fulfillment fantasy plot is, it still makes a useful framework to build morality tales, parables and social commentary on. That’s what the Indian melodrama “Choked (Paisa Bolta Hai)” does. A troubled marriage, dashed dreams, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Love and life, “Here Awhile,” then gone

“Death with Dignity” is a subject rich with drama and promise, and one avoided by most movie-makers because, “Seriously, who wants to think about that?” But “Death with Dignity” earns a sad and sweet treatment in “Here Awhile,” an intimate … Continue reading

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Preview: ESPN’s doc about Baseball’s Steroid Summer — for ‘Long Gone Summer’

Sosa and McGuire chase the Roger Maris single season home run record. Giddy times for cheaters. Meanwhile, Maris, whose only drugs were Schlitz and Camels, went to his grave without making the Hall of Fame. This “30 for 30” film … Continue reading

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The Rock piledrives the Bigot in Chief

“Our country is down on its knees, begging, pleading, hurt, angry, frustrated, in pain, begging and pleading with its arms out just wanting to be heard” https://t.co/YSQuwikPmk https://twitter.com/THR/status/1269048874049642501?s=20

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