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Daily Archives: August 4, 2020
A late August release, a ’70s Aussie feminist icon brought back to life. Hey, we had the Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs biopic, why not Helen?
You pick up on a big drawback to the Seth Rogen comedy “An American Pickle” the first time he shows up in two guises on the screen. Here’s a movie that abandons most everything that makes Rogen special in its … Continue reading
You can’t blame screenwriter turned writer-director David Ayer for going back to his greatest hit whenever he’s in a pinch. Hell, Howard Hawks wasn’t shy about repeating himself, again and again. Ayer wrote “Training Day.” “End of Watch,” “Harsh Times,” … Continue reading
“Waiting for the Barbarians” is a dusty, grim colonialism fable based on a novel by the South African Nobel laureate J. M. Coetzee. The “waiting” ostensibly is the comeuppance facing an unnamed “empire” whose brutal high-handedness will lead to a … Continue reading