Daily Archives: July 3, 2020

Documentary Review: “#AnneFrank — Parallel Stories” on Netflix

Dame Helen Mirren sits at a desk and begins reading aloud from a book — a diary. The desk is in the room in “The Annex” in Amsterdam, the very room where Anne Frank and her family hid from the … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Seth Rogen is a modern day Tevye in “An American Pickle”

This August release looks simply amazing. Ambitious, too.

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Movie Preview: A life confused and in “Parallax”

A mystery about who she really is and whose life she is really living emerges in this July 10 release.

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Netflixable? Even “Desperados” shouldn’t be this desperate for love

About “Desperados,” the played-out sex farce Netflix wants to foist on the unknowing — don’t find yourself annoyed and muttering, as I am. “Damn. I wish I had that 100 minutes back.” You shouldn’t watch it just because SOMEbody thought … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Child Trafficking faces Texas Justice in “The Runners”

“The Runners” is a low-budget rural Texas riff on child sex trafficking, with a rural Texas take on “how we deal with’em, down in Texas.” It’s a straight-up C-movie that reaches its climax, and then stumbles towards a far bigger … Continue reading

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