Daily Archives: July 27, 2020

Netflixable? “Offering to the Storm” finishes the Spanish Kill Baby Girls cult trilogy

Let’s return now to the Baztan Valley, Navarre, the cloud-and-fog shrouded north of Spain, where detective Amaia Salazar must wrap up her toughest, most gruesome and most personal murder case. “Offering to the Storm” finishes of the “Baztan Trilogy” based … Continue reading

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Great Horny Toads, Bugs Bunny turns 80 today!

Decades ago, I tracked down animator and director Chuck Jones to talk about his greatest creations on the occasion of Bugs Bunny’s “birthday,” the date of his first appearance on the big screen. “Bugs Bunny is how we see ourselves,” … Continue reading

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Keanu gets emotional about what “Bill & Ted” means to him

From a Zoom conference at Comic Con.

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Movie Review: “Gerry,” the “Forgotten Van Sant” take on “Waiting for Godot”

“Gerry” is one of those indie films whose reputation spread much further than its distribution. And that reputation explains how few people have seen it. It’s an interesting experiment in minimalism, but a willfully obscure, indulgent wank of a movie. … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: ACLU lawyers roll up their sleeves for “The Fight”

The legal profession takes its share of rightly-deserved brickbats from the press, the public and stand-up comics. And if you’ve ever dealt with a “class action” hustle — “We sue in your name, and keep all the money” — or … Continue reading

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