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Daily Archives: July 10, 2020
A young, gay and lovelorn filmmaker tries to confirm he didn’t just die or go into a monastery after making a splash with his debut film, by releasing and publicizing his second. We finally get Simon Amstell’s“Benjamin” in streaming release … Continue reading
The comic book adaptation “The Old Guard” is more interesting for its “changing of the guard” politics than anything it puts on screen. Netflix made it, wrote a big check for a franchise built around Oscar winner Charlize Theron, with … Continue reading
Love this guy. I follow him on Twitter. VERY outspoken liberal. I don’t watch the HBO series he’s currently in. But I recognize him. Do you? Another clue. My name and what an actor who has the same name is … Continue reading
The midway point in the low-budget sci-fi thriller “Volition” is a real make-or-break moment. It’s there that this film about a clairvoyant who tries to avert the doom he sees in his future takes a turn and adds on baggage. … Continue reading
The Danish mini-series “When the Dust Settles” invites a sweeping generalization, if you compare it to most English language limited-run dramatic TV series. Typically, your average Northern European program of this sort demands more from the viewer. It’s not just … Continue reading