Daily Archives: August 9, 2020

Silent Film Review: “Shiraz: A Romance of India (1928)”

  In 2017, the silent melodrama “Shiraz: A Romance of India” earned a restoration by the British Film Institute. It’s what you got when a German director tackled a British script based on an Indian historical romance play back in … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Glib New Yorkers couple and uncouple without a coffee shop in “Almost Love”

“Almost Love” is one of those soapy romances set in that “fantasy” New York where broke people and the affluent mingle, and the broke, young and hip can somehow afford to live there at all. It almost works. The characters … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Tiptoes,” a title that shall live…in infamy

With Gawd as my witness, I swear I had never heard of “Tiptoes,” a cinematic debacle like few others, “The Room” packed with future Oscar winners. A “little people” comedy with Gary Oldman playing a dwarf, it was two and … Continue reading

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