Daily Archives: June 9, 2020

Documentary Review: ESPN’s “Long Gone Summer”

It was “the summer that saved baseball,” but what do we remember of it? There was the majestic home run stroke of Mark McGwire, the joyous bounce of Sammy Sosa, urging balls over the fence as he cleared the batter’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Serial killers call when “Darkness Falls”

In “Darkness Falls,” Shawn Ashmore, playing a police detective, gets this crazy eye thing going when he’s trying to “think like they do” to figure out who murdered his wife, and made it look like a suicide. Does he do … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Debating pregnancy, Down Syndrome and abortion with “The Surrogate”

Smart, educated and liberal New Yorkers debate morality “The Surrogate,” an indie drama that is almost all talk, and all of it good. Jasmine Batchelor has the vibrant, idealistic and opinionated title role. Jess is an upper middle class 20something … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: Remembering an air base and the bomber crews who flew from there — “Return to Hardwick”

  In World War II, “the BIG one,” as veterans of it used to remind us, no plain was more ungainly than “The Flying Boxcar,” the B-24 “Liberator” bomber. They flew in Europe and in Asia and took part in … Continue reading

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Movie preview: Party on as “BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC”

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