Daily Archives: August 16, 2020

Documentary Review — “Love Express: The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk” remembers a forgotten filmmaker

I can’t remember where I saw his most famous feature film, but I distinctly remember catching the cut-and-paste/found objects-animated short films of Walerian Borowczyk at a college film society some decades ago. I remember that because I mentioned to a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: The Robots are fighting our “police action” wars for us — “Monsters of Man”

A Dec. 8 release, looks like a generic sci-fi shoot-em-up, “Clone Wars” without the capes. And space ships.

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Movie Preview: On the road and stalked…”Alone”

Jules Wilcox is the star in this horror tale from our friends at Magnet,the blood-curdling mean sister to Magnolia Pictures. Travel tip? Stalkers are always in late model Jeep Grand Cherokees. That tool tailgaiting and screaming at any bumper sticker … Continue reading

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Movie Review: David Tennant’s hippy Scots shrink takes on the establishment in “Mad to be Normal”

“Mad to be Normal” is an “Awakening” or “Patch Adams” Robin Williams never got around to. It’s another sympathetic big screen biography of a doctor with the audacity to listen to his patients and actually care about them. But R.D. … Continue reading

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So now “Grease 2” has to be reconsidered?

  OK. Sure. I mean, when the sequel came out, it played like a no-name anachronism. The songs seemed more 1982 than 1962. And let’s be absolutely contextual here. America had just been through an “American Graffiti,” “Happy Days” and … Continue reading

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