Daily Archives: June 11, 2020

Netflix gets Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams for “EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: The Story Of Fire Saga”

This looks old school Ferrell, Daffy McAdams, an Icelandic duo hoping to make history, just like ABBA. Pierce Brosnan too? June 26 on Netflix.

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Documentary Review: “Suzi Q” begs the question, “Why isn’t Suzi Quatro in the Rock Hall of Fame?”

  Suzi Quatro never gained much traction as a rock star in her home country. The Detroit native is still best known for her three year stint on “Happy Days” over here. And as with anybody you haven’t heard a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Jesus Shows you the Way to the Highway”

Labeling “Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway” as “absurdist” doesn’t do it justice, although “absurd” figures into every let-your-freak-flag-fly frame. It’s a dizzy, nutty no-budget/no-name-cast sci-fi spoof that’s like a mash-up of “Danger: Diabolik” and “Dolemite” and, say, … Continue reading

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Let’s get weird — David Lynch’s “RABBITS 1”

You put a filmmaker in quarantine, you never know what he’ll get around to finishing. David Lynch, Eagle Scout, Missoula Montana.

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Netflixable? On the road in India, with nothing but “Liar’s Dice” to rely on

Whatever praise Netflix is due for financing and distributing attention-grabbing documentaries, whatever success it has in the woefully under-served romantic comedy/teen comedy genres, “Liar’s Dice” is the sort movie gem that proves Netflix’s value to the culture. This little-seen Indian … Continue reading

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