Daily Archives: July 11, 2020

Movie Preview: Jenny Slate won’t sleep through “The Sunlit Night”

A July 24 release, bit of a departure for Ms. Slate.

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Documentary Review — “Helmut Newton: The Bad & the Beautiful”

The iconic fashion, art and portrait photographer Helmut Newton (1920-2004) described himself, half-dismissively, as “a professional voyeur.” Elaborating, he said “I photograph a body, a face, legs…” Always women. Typically nude. Often provocatively posed and photographed. One of his favorite … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Documentary Review: “Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado”

Damn this is fun. “Mucho Mucho Amor” is a documentary that takes many of us back to that first time we caught a load of Walter Mercado, Puerto Rico’s astrologer to the masses, a Liberace/Elton/Cher flamboyant showman who brought old … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Movie Preview: Jay Baruchel goes dark and Red Band bloody for “Random Acts of Violence”

Jesse Williams and Jordana Brewster also star in this thriller about comic book writers who wonder about the connection between their work and“Random Acts of Violence.”This one opens Aug. 20.

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Movie Review: Hotheaded chef burns the entre, and a lot of bridges in “Nose to Tail”

The culinary term “Nose to Tail” is a philosophy — a chef who turns her or his talents to finding a use for everything in a purchased carcass in the food served at the restaurant. You don’t have to go … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news