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Daily Archives: August 15, 2020
Here’s the “all in” moment for Netflix’s latest dabble in super-heroism, “Project Power.” New Orleans rapper/drug dealer and sidekick Robin (Dominique Fishback) has just been told their next impossible task by pill-popping avenger cop Frank. “There’s like a THOUSAND guys … Continue reading
One of America’s greatest documentary filmmakers adds another exclamation point to her resume with “Desert One,” a thorough and moving remembrance of the failed Special Forces mission to rescue American Embassy hostages being held in Iran. Barbara Kopple, a two-time … Continue reading
Movie Review: French nudists, WWII reenactors and a mismatched couple confront “The Bare Necessity” of life
Here’s a screwball farce from France released with more than a few screws loose. “The Bare Necessity” or “Perdrix” as it was titled in Europe, is a collection of eccentrics under assault by other eccentrics. But piling them all into … Continue reading
Foreigners and locals meet and mingle and ponder many things — including love, in this Tokyo tale based on a Catherine Hanrahan novel. Sept.18 is when this one hits theaters.