Daily Archives: July 21, 2020

Biden vs. Trump’s “America” — movie-going messaging

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Movie Preview: Yet another version of “The Most Dangerous Game” — this time in Cambodian — “The Prey”

Aug 21-28 this Jimmy Henderson “Let’s hunt convicts in the jungles of SE Asia” thriller streams.

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Movie Review: Young Norwegians take a dip in the “Lake of Death (De dødes tjern)”

“Lake of Death (De dødes tjern)” is a mildly creepy Norwegian thriller about a “haunted” lake and a young woman (Iben Akerlie) haunted by guilt over her long-missing twin brother. It’s built on horror conventions that go back to Edgar … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Funan” takes us back to The Killing Fields, in animation

A child is separated from his parents, who spend years searching for him during Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge holocaust, in the simply but elegantly animated drama “Funan.” It’s another version of “The Killing Fields,” with somewhat less killing. Gunfire only erupts … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: They have a newborn, but Mom is off her meds — “The Bay of Silence”

Olga Kurylenko is the disturbed mother, Claes Bang of “The Square” and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is the husband. And Brian Cox is here to keep everybody calm in the face of, well, you’ll see. “The Bay of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Orlando Bloom rages and rips himself apart in “Retaliation”

Orlando Bloom frittered away his A-list movie star years acting in action franchises and coupling with models, starlets and pop stars. But every now and again, usually in a movie nobody gets around to seeing, he reminds us he can … Continue reading

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