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Daily Archives: July 15, 2020
Another “magical pill” moral dilemma thriller of the sci fi “evolution of the human species” genre. Have we seen a few of those? With Bradley and Ryan et al? But this is from…NETFLIX.
For a film as understated as it is, “Father Soldier Son” tackles a lot of issues and does a lot of explaining. The touching, intimate documentary is about tradition, legacy, masculinity and most importantly, I think, choices. That “camo mania” … Continue reading
“Easy Does It” sets out to be a pleasantly jokey and junkie homage to the “on the lam” road trip thrillers of the ’70s. It’s got the period music (cover versions), two yahoo partners in crime, the ’60s vintage Mustang, … Continue reading
We can tell, in an instant, that “The Truth” is going to be a lot less consequential than writer-director Hirokazu Koreeda’s previous film, the Oscar-nominated “Shoplifters.” That had crime and mystery and side of Japanese life that few filmmakers there … Continue reading