Daily Archives: August 24, 2020

Movie preview: “THE SUICIDE SQUAD 2”

Ok. Director telling us we’ll be surprised. Totally impartial. But we’ll see.

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Documentary Review: Paralympians as Badasses, “Rising Phoenix”

A teenage fencer survived meningitis, which scarred her face and took her arms and legs. “How can you live without arms or legs?” she cackles, in Italian accented English. Her condition just merits a shrug and a teenaged “S— happens!” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Birth to dotage in a single day, “Tom of Your Life”

There’s no mistaking “Tom of Your Life” for anything other than an indie comedy of singular vision. A daft, sometimes dizzy and occasionally sentimental dash through relationships, parenting, morality, and life experiences packed into a story of a boy born … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: A bio-tech investor with a gift, and a curse — “The Blech Effect”

The come-on for “The Blech Effect” is a bit of an eye roller. He might “find a cure for Alzheimer’s, IF he can stay out of prison.” Words to that effect “sell” it, but a documentary premised on that is, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Teen love and madness, “Words on Bathroom Walls”

I don’t know anyone diagnosed with schizophrenia, but if it’s anything like its visualization in “Words on Bathroom Walls,” it is the quintessence of terror. Yes, this adaptation of Julia Walton’s YA novel is a warm and fuzzy teen romance, … Continue reading

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