Daily Archives: June 22, 2020

Netflixable? “Lost Bullet” will make you yell “Oh putain, oui!”

Even if you don’t speak French, the balls-out French cars-and-criminals thriller “Lost Bullet” will teach you the only three words you need to review it. “Oh putain oui!” Or as we say in the States, “Aw HELL yeah!” This gonzo … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “A Regular Woman” narrates the horrors of her “honor killing”

Whatever feelings “A Regular Woman,” a first-person account of a victim of an “honor killing” among Turkish Kurds in Germany, smug superiority barely enters the mind. German director Sherry Hormann, working from a script based on an infamous 2005 case, … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Wasp Network” loses its sting halfway in

An exceptionally well-cast account of the Cuban spies vs. South Florida anti-Castro activists war of the 1990s, “Wasp Network,” comes apart in a big way almost precisely at the midway point. The mysteries of a story about Cuban men defecting … Continue reading

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