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Daily Archives: July 29, 2020
Gleeson? Uncanny Showtime is tossing this movie Molotov cocktail at the traitor and his self righteous and clumsy GOP FBI chief right before the election.
You’ve seen Tom Bower in scores of films over the years, brief appearances that leave a mark in “Die Hard 2,” “Light of My Life” or the “Breaking Bad” movie — “El Camino.” Parked front and center in an indie … Continue reading
Oh, the mischief movie-makers get up to when they forego trimming their scripts and editing their films to a running time that their story can sustain. When you title your movie “Romance Doll,” and build it around a Japanese artist … Continue reading
They’ve had to delay and delay, and then reduce their scope and cut capacity at the one theater, the Enzian, that they’ll be showing films in for this year’s Florida Film Festival. You know why. But a lot of their … Continue reading
The favorite writer of the “let’s slum it” reading set, Charles Bukowski, has been the subject of many docs and appreciations. Aug 7, here’s another. His gritty, working class/drinking class novels were rarely adapted to film, but “Barfly” and “Factotum” … Continue reading
Filmmakers who take a shot at Southern Gothic these days have to take care to avoid the traps of tropes. Stories set in remote Southern towns, whose residents can seem frozen in time and wrapped in caricature, can come off … Continue reading